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04 July 2017
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Extended Duration of Immunity for Suvaxyn Circo+MH RTU
UK - Suvaxyn Circo+MH RTU, the one shot bivalent vaccine from Zoetis that helps protect pigs against the effects of porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M. hyo), has now been...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom CAAV Says Brexit Demands Leadership at Every Level
UK - Brexit will accelerate changes that have been under way in agriculture for decades, and the industry must look ahead and adapt quickly to make the most of potential opportunities....
03 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Hong Kong Chinese Mainland Pivotal in Hong Kong's Food Quality, Safety
HONG KONG - Food supplied by the Chinese mainland has played a crucial role in improving the livelihoods of residents in Hong Kong since its return to the nation 20 years ago, and the special administrative...
Pig Industry News from Viet Nam HCM City Tracing Pig, Poultry Origins
VIET NAM - After gaining encouraging results from a pilot programme that allows consumers to check the origin of pork, the HCM City Department of Industry and Trade last weekend announced a new plan to...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Slight Ease in UK Protein Prices During June W3
UK - The latest SPP has continued to recover from the dark days of spring 2016 when it stood at a mere 112p and is now valued at 50p/kg more, which is worth up to £40 per bacon pig sold, but two wrongs...
30 June 2017
Pig Industry News from United States Utilizing commercial data to improve genetic response
Genetic improvement is achieved using pure breeds or lines at the nucleus, located at the top of the pyramid. This is the smallest sector of the pyramid. That genetic improvement is then disseminated down...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Are People 'Rolling the Dice' When it Comes to Food Safety?
UK - A new study, conducted by a team of UK-based researchers led by the University of Liverpool known as the ENIGMA Project, has revealed the levels of bad behaviours in UK kitchens which increase the...
Pig Industry News from United States Livestock Industry Welcomes WGA Initiative
US - The Western Governors’ Species Conservation and Endangered Species Act Initiative was launched by WGA Chairman and Wyoming Governor Matt Mead to create a mechanism for states and stakeholders to...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom AHDB Conference: Policy Makers Must Follow WTO Rule Book
UK - The UK does not have a blank sheet of paper to redesign its agricultural trade and farm support policies post Brexit....
Pig Industry News from Georgia Live-pig Markets, Traders Could Provide Insight to Controlling ASF
GEORGIA - Understanding how live pigs are traded between villages and backyard farmers can help health agencies better understand how devastating swine diseases spread....
Pig Industry News from Canada PED Overriding Issue Facing Manitoba Pork Industry
CANADA - The Chair of Manitoba Pork has echoed the call for federal government support in addressing the recent surge in cases of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea in Manitoba, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quantity of Live Animals on Offer Decreasing in South
EU - This current week, the slaughter pig market appears to be overall balanced. Apart from the Spanish quotation, all EU member countries’ quotations have remained constant....
Pig Industry News from United States CME: More Hogs and Pigs Than Mid-point of Expectations
US - USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released their Quarterly 'Hogs and Pigs' report yesterday, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
29 June 2017
Pig Industry News from United States CME: 'Hogs and Pigs' Reports Expected to Show Herd Growth
US - UDSA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will release their Quarterly "Hogs and Pigs" report this Thursday, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Pig Industry News from United States EPA Proposes Rule to Repeal 'WOTUS'; NPPC Welcomes Proposal
US - The National Pork Producers Council hailed the announcement by the US Environmental Protection Agency that it will propose a rule to rescind a controversial Clean Water Act regulation that gave the...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom June Pig Market Trends Out Now
UK - The June edition of "Pig Market Trends (PMT)" is now available....
Pig Industry News from India Agency Asked to Check Stray Pigs to Prevent Further JE Outbreaks
INDIA - The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has appointed an agency to keep a check on pigs wandering on city streets....
Pig Industry News from Uganda Muslims Raise Money to Relocate Pork Joint
UGANDA - A section of Muslims in Kamuli District have raised Shs16 million to acquire a piece land that is a hub of several businesses including pork joints....
Pig Industry News from Global EU Urged to Give Way on Pork, Dairy Sectors in Talks with Japan
JAPAN & EU - Japanese farm minister Yuji Yamamoto urged the European Union on Tuesday to give way on its demand that Japan open its market to dairy products from the bloc....
Pig Industry News from Canada Bacon Festival Winners Advance to Canadian Food Championships
CANADA - Three winning chefs from the 2017 Great Saskatchewan Bacon Festival now have the opportunity to advance to the Canadian Food Championships next month in Edmonton, Bruce Cochrane reports....
Pig Industry News from Australia Restaurants, Caterers Connect with US Pork at Foodservice Australia
AUSTRALIA - Working to distinguish US pork from competitors’ products and create interest among potential new customers in the Oceania region, USMEF offered tastings of various pork dishes at Foodservice...
28 June 2017
Pig Industry News from Czech Republic ASF Outbreak Confirmed in Wild Boar in Czech Republic
CZECH REPUBLIC - Dr Zbyněk Semerád, Director General at the State Veterinary Administration in Prague has notified the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) that an outbreak of African Swine Fever...
Pig Industry News from Global EU Pig Meat Exports to China Under Pressure
EU & CHINA - Based on the latest figures from Eurostat, total exports, including offal, to all third countries fell 4 per cent year-on-year during the first four months of 2017, according to Dorian Harris,...
Pig Industry News from Canada Pork Industry Delegation Receives Encouraging Response
CANADA - According to Bruce Cochrane, the General Manager of Manitoba Pork says members of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food appear supportive of industry efforts to...
Pig Industry News from Global Latest Comments Related to NAFTA Cause for Optimism
CANADA, MEXICO & US - The Chair of the Saskatchewan Pork Development Board says recent comments related to the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement are cause for renewed optimism, according...
Pig Industry News from United States Understanding risks for M. hyo disease can help protect US swine herds
The US swine industry has been battling Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M. hyo) for years, writes Maria Jose Clavijo, DVM, PhD for Pig Health Today, but the pathogen is still a major cause of respiratory disease...
27 June 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada Stakeholders Call for Govt Backing in Addressing PED
CANADA - Manitoba's pork industry is calling for the federal government support, in the form of new programmes and financial assistance, in its effort to contain a surge in the number of cases of Porcine...
Pig Industry News from United States Duration of Antibiotic Use Should be Left to Discretion of Veterinarian
US - The National Pork Producers Council says the duration antibiotics are prescribed to prevent or treat animal disease should be left in the hands of the veterinarian, according to Bruce Cochrane....
Pig Industry News from European Union Hypor sows have highest colostrum production
Recent studies show that Hypor sows have the capability to produce large litters and achieve a higher weaning capacity due to the amount of colostrum that they produce. In studies by Ghent University,...
Pig Industry News from European Union New Hypor Libra* sow reduces labor costs, increases profitability
The new Hypor Libra* (pronounced Libra star) sow balances traits in piglet quality, mothering ability and sow longevity to increase the number of pigs that employees can manage and lower the labor costs...
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