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30 August 2015
Pig Industry News from United States Drawing on Childhood Memories: Why Farming Needs to Laugh
US - A life-long attachment to cartoons and the countryside has enabled and inspired a US country boy to show rural America the importance of laughter....
28 August 2015
Pig Industry News from United States Nutriad Opens New USA Plant
US - Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad officially opened its new facility in Hampshire (IL) – USA. The 50,000+ square foot facility includes offices, laboratory, warehouse and 3,000 Mt production...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Strategic Marketing is Way Forward for English Pig Producers
UK - The English pig industry has sent an unequivocal message to Government — keep out of decisions about how the pig levy is spent....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Farmers Urged to Reduce Arson Risk After 300 Pigs Die in Attack
UK - Following an arson attack which killed 300 pigs in East Yorkshire, farmers are being urged to take additional steps to reduce the risk of arson....
Pig Industry News from Estonia More Pigs Destroyed After ASF Outbreaks in Estonia
ESTONIA - There have been another 16 outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) in Estonia, affecting both pigs and wild boar....
Pig Industry News from Latvia More Wild Boar Dead from ASF in Latvia
LATVIA - There have been another 39 outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) in Latvia....
Pig Industry News from Global Positive Outlook for Global Meat Market
GLOBAL - The outlook for the global meat market is largely positive, according to a joint Agricultural Outlook report from the OECD and FAO....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom UK Smallholders - Have You Slap Marked Your Pigs?
UK - This time of year is a popular time for smallholders to slap mark their pigs before sending them to slaughter. However, it is important that when you do slap mark your pigs it is clear and legible....
Pig Industry News from Australia Pork CRC Helping Herd Health
AUSTRALIA - Despite several years of focussed research by the Cooperative Research Centre for High Integrity Australian Pork (Pork CRC), much remains to be done monitoring changes in the incidence, virulence...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom More Top Scholars for the Pig Industry
UK - The pig industry scholarship scheme, run by AHDB Pork and Harper Adams, is as popular as ever with eight firms taking part this year....
27 August 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: First Positive Price Development
EU - The price development on the European pig slaughter market appears in a split way this week....
Pig Industry News from European Union Mounting Concern over African Swine Fever in Estonia
ANALYSIS - Concern is mounting over the rapid increase in the number of cases of African swine fever in the Baltic States in northern Europe....
Pig Industry News from United States Feed Industry Hits Out at Antimicrobial Reporting Rule
US - The American animal feed industry has hit out at plans by the Food and Drug Administration to require new animal drug sponsors to submit estimates of antimicrobial ingredient sales by species....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Help Tackle Pig Disease in the UK
UK - The UK significant disease charter now covers some 40,000 sows across the country as part of the overall plan to tackle Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus should it arrive in the UK....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom It Is Time to Break Old Habits with Manure
SCOTLAND, UK - Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) experts are advising farmers to make better use of their slurry and manure to increase profitability and reduce their environmental impact....
Pig Industry News from South Africa Frustration Grows as US Pork Still Banned from South Africa
SOUTH AFRICA - US meat producers are growing impatient over continued delays on market access to South Africa for meat products....
Pig Industry News from Canada Pork Producers Urged to Get Involved with Canadian Federal Election
CANADA - The chair of the Canadian Pork Council is encouraging individual pork producers to discuss issues of key importance to their industry with candidates running in the 2015 federal election, writes...
26 August 2015
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Last Call for Wormer Survey
UK - Livestock farmers wishing to complete an industry survey assessing how wormer products are bought and sold have less than a week to do so....
Pig Industry News from Canada Are Iron Supplements Insufficient for Modern Newborn Piglets?
CANADA - Iron supplementation is essential to newborn piglets to decrease the chance of anaemia and boost their resistance to disease, but recent research from the University of Guelph suggests standard...
Pig Industry News from Denmark Denmark Trials Study Pigs Raised with Zero Antibiotics
DENMARK - A first-of-its-kind research trial looking at pigs raised without any antibiotics whatsoever gives farmers some grounds for concern over the labour involved....
Pig Industry News from United States US Market Hopeful M-COOL Will Get Resolved
US - The US market remains hopeful the issue of Mandatory Country of Origin Labelling will be addressed in time to avoid retaliatory tariffs, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Pig Industry News from United States Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US
US - The number of pig farm samples that were confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was five. There have been no premises confirmed with having porcine delta coronavirus...
Pig Industry News from Lithuania More African Swine Fever Found in Lithuanian Backyard Pigs
LITHUANIA - There have been four more outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) in Lithuania, affecting backyard pigs and wild boar....
Pig Industry News from Sweden Leaders Gather in Stockholm for World Water Week
SWEDEN - World leaders, water experts and development professionals have gathered in Stockholm to discuss and jointly find solutions to the world’s several escalating water crises....
25 August 2015
Pig Industry News from United States Double-Digit Slaughter Increases Should Persist for Week or So
US - Hog slaughter remains large – expectedly so – as we finish summer and look toward fall. Last week’s total of 2.226 million head was 11.2% higher than one year ago. That figure is almost precisely...
Pig Industry News from European Union Pork Commentary: European Road Trip
EUROPE - his past week we were in England, Netherlands, Germany, and Lithuania, writes Jim Long President – CEO Genesus Inc. ...
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Livestock Futures Focused on Asia Market Crisis
US - At this point, livestock futures are focused on the broader macro markets and threats of a brewing financial crisis in Asia, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: New Pea Variety Could Improve Pig Protein Intake, Reduce Costs
ANALYSIS - Scientists at the UK's John Innes Centre have developed a new variety of pea that will help pigs absorb more protein from their diet....
Pig Industry News from Russian Federation More Pigs Affected by Russian African Swine Fever Outbreaks
RUSSIA - There have been five more outbreaks of African Swine Fever in Russia....
Pig Industry News from Poland Another Wild Boar Dead from African Swine Fever in Poland
POLAND - There has been another outbreak of African Swine Fever in Podlaskie province of Poland....
 
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