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Friday, March 21, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global World Water Day: Agriculture and Water Inextricably Interlinked
GLOBAL - This Saturday, 22 March, the world celebrates World Water Day. Water and agriculture are inextricably interlinked and interdependent. Agriculture is a major user of both ground and surface water...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Genus Announces New Non-Executive Directors
UK - Genus, a leading global animal genetics company, is pleased to announce the appointments of Prof Duncan Maskell and Lykele van der Broek to the Board as Non-Executive Directors with effect from 1...
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Futures: Lean Hogs Closed Down on Thursday
US - June lean hogs closed down $1.45 at $130.80 Thursday. Prices closed near the session low on more profit taking after hitting a contract and all-time record high Tuesday....
Pig Industry News from Colombia Colombian Pork Industry Unites to Beat PED
COLOMBIA - Pork producers have been called on to notify the authorities immediately about any suspicious outbreak of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED), with signs including high mortality of piglets, diarrhoea,...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Advice on Growing Your Business at 2014 British Pig & Poultry Fair
UK - The 2014 British Pig & Poultry Fair will offer free technical forums, delivering a wealth of advice to help pig and poultry farmers grow their business....
Pig Industry News from China More Dead Pigs Found in Chinese River
CHINA - At least 131 dead pigs have been dumped into a major river in east China's Jiangxi Province that provides drinking water to the provincial capital, local authorities have said....
Pig Industry News from United States Call for Action on Pig Carcass Disposal from PED in North Carolina
NORTH CAROLINA, US - Waterkeeper Alliance has called on North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture, Steve Troxler, to use the power of his office to regulate and oversee the swine industry’s handling...
Pig Industry News from Colombia Classical Swine Fever Under Control in Colombia
COLOMBIA - The Agricultural Institute, ICA, reports than Classical Swine Fever has been eradicated from Cesar, the region where there have been outbreaks, the most recent one being in January this year....
Pig Industry News from Benin African Swine Fever Beaten in Benin
BENIN - There have been no new cases of African Swine Fever in the country since November 2013. ...
Pig Industry News from Japan Third PED Outbreak Reported in Kochi Prefecture
JAPAN - A third outbreak of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) has been confirmed in Kochi prefecture on the island of Shikoku....
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Futures: Lean Hogs Closed Down on Wednesday
US - June lean hogs closed down $0.75 at $132.25 Wednesday. Prices backed off on some profit taking after hitting a contract and all-time record high Tuesday....
Pig Industry News from Canada Swine DeltaCoronavirus Detected on Canadian Pig Farms
CANADA - As of 14 March 2014, the Animal Health Laboratory (AHL) has diagnosed Swine DeltaCoronavirus (SDCV) in samples from six Ontario pig farms. This pathogen was detected as a result of follow up testing...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Fewer Breeding Pigs, More Finishers in UK's 2013 Livestock Census
UK - The latest census of pig numbers in the United Kingdom in December 2013 reveals the breeding herd down by two per cent from 12 months previously and there are 10 per cent fewer gilts for future breeding....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom 2014 Budget: Good News for Agriculture But Not for Long
UK - The NFU says the Chancellor’s announcement to double the rate of the Annual Investment Allowance is welcome news for agriculture but it would have been better if George Osborne had made it a permanent...
Pig Industry News from Denmark Agreement for Improved Welfare of Danish Pigs
DENMARK - A new agreement for improving pig welfare standards has been reached between the Danish Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Dan Jørgensen, and organisations with an interest in pig...
Pig Industry News from Australia New Addition to Pork CRC Board
AUSTRALIA - Pauline Mooney, Executive Director, South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI), has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the CRC for High Integrity Australian Pork (Pork...
Pig Industry News from Russian Federation Russia Hog Markets
RUSSIA - What a wild six weeks! Pork prices have gone up, up, UP!! In Russia as a result of the border closing between Russia and the EU, situation in Crimea has people concerned, and the PEDv issues in...
Pig Industry News from Canada Strict Biosecurity Gives Canadian Pork Producers Edge in Addressing PED
CANADA - The manager of the Canadian Swine Health Intelligence Network says strict adherence to biosecurity protocols has given Canada an edge in dealing with Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED), writes Bruce...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom BPEX Enhances Historical UK Pig Price Reporting
UK - Following its meeting on 12 March, the BPEX Board agreed to launch new historical pig price reports that will replace the DAPP (Deadweight Average Pig Price) after a six-month transition period....
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Price Quotations Bursting
EU - A real price rally has shown showing up at the start of this week on the European slaughter pig market....
Pig Industry News from Malta Malta's Plans to Export Pork Put on Back Burner
MALTA - The Maltese government was in discussions with several countries through its network of embassies to export pork. However, a crash in market prices has led to any possible deals falling through....
Pig Industry News from Canada Canada Reports 37 Confirmed PED Outbreaks
CANADA - There have been 37 confirmed outbreaks of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) in Canada. ...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Audits ASF Controls in Poland, Latvia, Lithuania
EU - Biosecurity measures in place in Poland, Latvia and Lithuania to keep African Swine Fever out of their respective countries were generally approved by the Food and Veterinary Office although it did...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Updates Control Measures on African Swine Fever
EU - Member States experts meeting yesterday, 18 March, at the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health endorsed revised control measures following the confirmation of African swine fever...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Researchers Reveal More PMWS Virus Secrets
UK - Research led by the Royal Veterinary College has generated valuable insights into Post Weaning Multisystemic Wasting Syndrome (PMWS) that strikes a large number of animals and costs farmers millions...
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Fewer Dutch Pigs Castrated
THE NETHERLANDS - Almost three-quarters of Dutch boars are now left uncastrated - significantly more than the five per cent at the start of the study....
Pig Industry News from Spain Using Absolute Catheter in Spain
SPAIN - A testimonial letter from Gestion Veterinaria Porcina in Madrid to Absolute Swine Insemination Co (ASIC) explains the veterinarian's enthusiasm for the company's Absolute catheters....
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pork Exports Dropped in Volume, Value in February
BRAZIL - Compared to the same month last year, pork exports during February were down 10 per cent in volume and 11 per cent in US$-value....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom New Method for Nutrient Digestibility Studies Saves Time, Money
UK - Researchers at Nottingham Trent University have validated a new procedure for measuring the concentration of titanium dioxide, a commonly used inert diet marker for digestibility studies in pig and...
Pig Industry News from European Union Feed Industry Aims for More Responsible Soybean Sourcing
EU - The European feed manufacturers association, FEFAC, has issued an update on its 'roadmap' for sourcing responsible soybeans, showing where progress has been made and where more needs to be done....
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