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25 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Canada New Vaccine Developed for PED Virus
CANADA - Scientists at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) have developed and tested a prototype vaccine for Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) Virus. ...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Further Swine Dysentery Detected in Yorkshire
UK - Farmers have been warned to be vigilant and maintain high biosecurity standards after another case of Swine Dysentery was detected on a farm in Yorkshire....
Pig Industry News from United States New Prestage Foods Processing Facility gets Green Light in Iowa
US - Iowa pig farmers, especially those who raise and sell their own pigs, are celebrating the news that a new pork processing facility will be built near Eagle Grove in Wright County....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Rodenticide Webinars Help UK Farmers Get Up to Speed
UK - With the new rules on buying rodenticides due very shortly, AHDB is running two webinars explaining to farmers what they need to do....
Pig Industry News from United States Radical Trade Changes Between US, UK Not Expected Following Brexit
US - A Kansas State professor of agricultural economics weighs in on what the United Kingdom’s decision means for US agriculture....
Pig Industry News from Global A New Way to Treat Swine Respiratory Disease - Part 1
GLOBAL - There is now a new product available to treat respiratory diseases in swine....
Pig Industry News from Global Rabobank: US Pork Exports Depend on Mexico, Ractopamine
ANALYSIS - Expect ups and downs for pork, poultry and beef animal protein. A new report from Rabobank says pork exports rely on two key factors. ...
24 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Germany German Pork Exports Register Steady Growth
GERMANY - Exports of fresh and frozen pork from Germany grew slightly in the first six months of the year, up four per cent to 886,000 tonnes....
Pig Industry News from Global New Tool Helps Livestock Farmers Improve Productivity
GLOBAL - A new and interactive tool from FAO allows farmers, policy makers and scientists to calculate meat, milk and eggs production as well as greenhouse-gas emissions from livestock to make the sector...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Market Balanced - Quotations Still Steady
EU - The European pig slaughter market appears to be set in stone this week....
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Meat Supplies in Cold Storage Large
US - Meat supplies in cold storage are large and getting larger, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Lack of Development in Breeding, Feed Holding Back Indian Pig Production
ANALYSIS - A lack of development in the feed and breeding sectors of the pig farming industry are currently holding India's pig production back....
23 August 2016
Pig Industry News from United States Eight Human Cases of influenza A H3N2 Confirmed in Michigan
US - The Michigan Departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture and Rural Development have announced that there have been eight human cases of influenza A variant viruses reported in Michigan....
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Volatility Remains in US Hog Markets
US - Volatility remains the name of the game in both the cattle and hog markets. USDA released on Friday the results of its monthly feedlot survey and we think the results will likely...
Pig Industry News from European Union Pigmeat Leads in Rising EU Agri-Food Exports
EU - The value of EU agri-food exports for the 12-month period from July 2015 to June 2016 amounted to just over €129 billion, a 2.1 per cent increase compared to 2014-2015, according to the latest monthly...
Pig Industry News from Canada New Vaccine Effective in Protecting Neonatal Piglets from PED
CANADA - Clinical trials are showing a new vaccine developed by VIDO-InterVac is highly effective in protecting neonatal piglets from Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Pig Industry News from European Union WTO Rules Against Russia's Embargo on EU Pigs, Pork
EU - The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has declared that the Russian ban on the imports of pig and pork products from the EU is illegal, in breach of WTO rules and should be lifted....
Pig Industry News from Canada Western Canadian Swine Herd is Healthy and Strong
CANADA - The Veterinary Council with the Canadian Pork Council reports the status of the western Canadian Swine herd is healthy and strong, writes Bruce Cochrane....
22 August 2016
Pig Industry News from United States USA Pork Market
US - Unfortunately, we lost $10- $12 in the futures market in just 6 weeks. Using the latest hogs and pigs report numbers we are probably going to set new weekly slaughter records this fall. With that...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Producer Share of Pork Retail Price at 10-Month High
UK - The sustained recovery of UK pig prices since the spring has come at a time when retail pork prices have been fairly stable. As a result, the share of the retail price received by producers has risen...
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Crown Job Losses as Decline in Pigs for Slaughter
DENMARK - A renewed decline in the supply of pigs for slaughter means there are no longer enough pigs to justify an evening shift for slaughtering pigs at Danish Crown’s slaughterhouse in Ringsted....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Global Pork Prices Starting to Pick Up
GLOBAL - Having reached their lowest point for many years earlier in 2016, global pork export prices have started to pick up more recently....
Pig Industry News from Global What Strategic Foresight Means to the Future of Agribusiness
GLOBAL - Q&A with Tamara Carleton, Ph.D., CEO and founder of Innovation Leadership Board, a global leader in the design of tools and processes that enable radical innovation based in Silicon Valley, California....
Pig Industry News from Canada CME: Slower Growth for Canadian Livestock Expansion
CANADA - Different from the US, where we have seen robust growth in terms of both cattle and hog supplies, Canadian livestock expansion has been notably slower. Statistics Canada released yesterday...
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Outlook: Pork Retail Price Increasing
US - The average price of pork at retail during July was $3.781 per pound. That is 1.1 cents higher than in June and 1.2 cents higher than in July 2015. The wholesale-retail price spread was $2.146 in...
19 August 2016
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom CCTV in Slaughterhouses is Cost-Effective and Feasible, say Experts
UK - A new report published by a team of independent experts headed by Sheffield Hallam University Professor Ian Rotherham, has found that the cost of independent monitoring of CCTV inside England's slaughterhouses...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pork Exports Reach Another New High
EU - The strong run of EU pork exports continued in June, reaching another new record of 236,800 tonnes....
Pig Industry News from Canada Animal Nutrition Advancements to be Showcased at WNC Pre-Conference Symposium
CANADA - Industry experts will share research and expertise on how to leverage tools and ingredients for animal performance and environmental benefits, at the Western Nutrition Pre-Conference Symposium...
Pig Industry News from Lithuania More ASF Reported in Lithuanian Pigs
LITHUANIA - Six new outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF)have been reported in Lithuanian pigs....
Pig Industry News from Denmark Researchers Investigate Manure Greenhouse Gas Emissions
DENMARK - It is currently not possible to quantify emissions of methane from livestock manure, which is a problem when countries are making commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture....
 
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