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22 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Global The best of The Pig Site 2017: African swine fever
Continuing in The Pig Site’s rundown of the best articles of 2017, today…...
Pig Industry News from Mexico Genesus Global Market Report: Mexico
Mexico has experienced a good year 2017 in the swine industry. The national herd has expanded but at the same time pork prices keep working very well. ...
Pig Industry News from United States Boar stud requires high health status, zero tolerance for biosecurity errors
A boar stud producing semen for thousands of sows needs to maintain excellent health with the highest level of biosecurity possible....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom ASF warning for catering businesses
Food businesses which supply human food repurposed as animal feed are being reminded to comply with Hygiene Regulations to prevent outbreaks of disease such as African swine fever, following the arrival...
Pig Industry News from Canada PED cases subsiding in Manitoba
The Office of Manitoba's Chief Veterinary Officer has reported that cases of PED are under control - Manitoba could be rid of the disease in the near future....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom More certainty for farmers needed as mid-term business confidence goes into the red
The NFU has called for more clarity and certainty from Government to ensure farm businesses can be profitable, productive and progressive post-Brexit....
21 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Sweden Geminor wins contract to supply Swedish RDF facility
Geminor has won a new contract to supply more than 27,000 tonnes of RDF to the Renova energy from waste (EFW) facility in Gothenburg. The 12-month agreement, which commences in January 2018, is the latest...
Pig Industry News from Ireland H2Ozone’s AgriSafe helps improve farm profitability and reduces mortality
Test results of H2Ozone’s AgriSafe water purifying technology have shown a 10% improvement in profit margin and reduced mortality rates for poultry growers and are showing positive results in piggeries....
Pig Industry News from Global The best of The Pig Site 2017: Overcoming behavioural change
Continuing in The Pig Site’s rundown of the best articles of 2017, next up......
Pig Industry News from United States NFU President speaks out against “severely flawed” Tax Reform Conference Bill
As the US Congress readies to vote on a major overhaul of the nation’s tax system, the NFU is urging lawmakers to vote against the current plan because of its regressive structure and devastating implications...
20 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Global The best of The Pig Site 2017: Vietnam’s swine farming
Continuing in The Pig Site’s rundown of the best articles of 2017, today…...
Pig Industry News from European Union China bans waste imports from Europe
Europe is struggling for non-EU options for waste treatment and recycling as China tightens regulations on imported waste....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom CMA approve Tulip Ltd acquisition
The Competition & Markets Authority, last week, announced its approval of Tulip Ltd’s acquisition of pig producer, Easey Holdings Ltd, with no further action necessary. ...
Pig Industry News from China The pollution regulations affecting China's pork producers
Recent changes in China’s Environmental Protection Laws have instigated a drastic change in the balance of small-scale and industrial pig producers within the pork industry, with rippling effects on...
Pig Industry News from China China Pork Market Dashboard powered by IQC Insights: Week 48
We have the latest prices for Week 48. ...
19 December 2017
Pig Industry News from United States Genesus global technical report: The impact of selecting on FCR on pork quality
The discussion around pork quality has been going on for years, yet little has been done to do anything about it, genetically speaking....
Pig Industry News from Canada New research highlights opportunity to improve the iron status of piglets
Iron deficiency could be reducing the performance of piglets post-weaning, despite the routine use of iron injections and feed supplements....
Pig Industry News from Spain Nutriad concludes maize mycotoxin survey Spain
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad, a leader in solutions for Mycotoxin Management, continues to invest in mycotoxin surveys across the world. The annual surveys, which are shared with industry...
Pig Industry News from United States Jim Long Pork Commentary: U.S. small pig market on fire
The cash price for U.S. early weans and feeder pigs is on fire. Last week the U.S. cash feeder price for a 40lb pig averaged $73.37 each....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Nutriad releases 2017 Great Britain & Ireland 2017 Mycotoxin Survey
For many years multinational feed additives producer Nutriad has been analyzing crops across the world to determine mycotoxin contamination level, so it can better support local producers in their mycotoxin...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom RCVS Christmas Box charities announced
The President of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) has chosen two charities focused on working animals in the UK, The Horse Trust and Medical Detection Dogs, as the recipients of this year’s...
Pig Industry News from Global The best of The Pig Site 2017: PRRS
Continuing in The Pig Site’s rundown of the best articles of 2017, today…...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Red Tractor fresh produce standards to be recognised by Tesco and GLOBAL GAP
Fresh produce grown on Red Tractor assured farms is to be recognised as equivalent to two major food assurance schemes. ...
Pig Industry News from United States High-tech camera helps protect sows and piglets
Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and collaborators are using 3-D imaging to protect newborn piglets by monitoring adult female pigs' behaviour....
18 December 2017
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom #PigKeepers campaign to prevent spread of ASF
Pig keepers are being reminded not to feed kitchen scraps to their animals to prevent outbreaks of African swine fever....
Pig Industry News from Global The best of The Pig Site 2017: gastrointestinal function and immunity of weaning pigs
Continuing in The Pig Site’s rundown of the best articles of 2017, today…...
Pig Industry News from United States USDA to rescind Organic Livestock and Poultry Practice rule
The final rule of the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices will be withdrawn, much to the dismay of the NFU....
15 December 2017
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Government considering controls on live animal exports
Defra confirms government ministers are looking into the issue of live export and are considering options of controlling live export of animals after Brexit. ...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Rural pig farmer calls out misleading supermarket branding
Richard Baugh of Woodside Farm, Nottinghamshire, takes on Tesco in battle over misleading product branding. In an interview with the BBC, Mr Baugh explains the controversy....
Pig Industry News from United States Genesus Global Market Report: USA
I have been reading articles about corn markets and the question that everyone wants an answer to, is:“ Will we see higher prices?”...
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