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17 July 2015
Pig Industry News from United States Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US
US - The number of pig farm samples that are confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was six. There have no premises confirmed with having porcine delta coronavirus...
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Bird Flu a Wild Card for US Chicken, Pork Markets
US - While much of the focus in the pork market has been on slaughter levels, weights and fall supplies, we think market participants would do well to also keep an eye on the broiler market....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom British Pig & Poultry Fair 2016 Opens to New Exhibitors
UK - Exhibitor bookings for next year’s British Pig & Poultry Fair are already flooding in, and will be open to new exhibitors from 1 August....
Pig Industry News from United States Organic Farming Not Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions, says Study
US - Large-scale organic farming operations, based on a review of almost a decade of data from 49 states, are not reducing greenhouse gas emissions, a University of Oregon (UO) researcher has said....
Pig Industry News from Singapore Blue Light Can Inactivate Foodborne Pathogens
SINGAPORE - A team of scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has found that blue light emitting diodes (LEDs) have a strong antibacterial effect on major foodborne pathogens....
Pig Industry News from Australia Pork CRC Sow Welfare Breakthroughs
AUSTRALIA - It’s half time for CRC for High Integrity Australian Pork (Pork CRC), having just completed four years of its eight year term under the agreement it has with the Australian Government and...
Pig Industry News from Canada A Guide to Managing PEDv on Your Pig Farm
ANALYSIS - PEDv is a highly contagious virus affecting piglets. As PEDv continues its spread through the US and Canada, strict biosecurity and quick response is needed to prevent the spread and minimise...
16 July 2015
Pig Industry News from Canada Further PEDv Confirmed in Lambton
CANADA - Another outbreak of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus has been confirmed on 14 July in Lambton County, Ontario....
Pig Industry News from Latvia More Wild Boar Die from ASF in Latvia
LATVIA - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has confirmed 34 more outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) in Latvia....
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Hog Futures Experiencing Sharp Swings
US - Hog futures have experienced some sharp swings in the last few days, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Authority Recommends Variety of ASF Control Measures
EU - A combination of different management measures should be used to contain the spread of African swine fever among wild boar populations in Eastern Europe, according to a new report from the European...
Pig Industry News from Mexico Researcher Recognised for Pork Tapeworm Prevention
MEXICO - Mexican researcher Dr Ana Flisser Steinbruch has been recognised for 40 years of research on cysticercosis, a disease caused by tapeworms found in pork....
Pig Industry News from Canada Inclusion in TPP Very Important for Canadian Pig Farmers
CANADA - The chair of Manitoba Pork warns lessons learned as a result of the recent trade deal involving the United States and South Korea have demonstrated the importance of Canadian participation in...
Pig Industry News from Canada Canada-Ukraine Trade Agreement to Benefit Pig Producers
CANADA - The Canadian Pork Council (CPC) has welcomed the announcement by the Government of Canada of the completion of a trade liberalization deal between Canada and Ukraine....
Pig Industry News from European Union Optimistic Outlook for EU Pig Sector
EU - Pig meat in the EU production is expected to rise again this year, following the start of the recovery last year, driven by the low feed prices and a slightly higher breeding sow herd. The latest...
Pig Industry News from United States Pork Commentary: US Meats Supply and Use
US - Last Friday the USDA released their July Meats and Supply Use, writes Jim Long President – CEO Genesus Inc....
15 July 2015
Pig Industry News from Canada Canadian Pork Council to Conduct Pork Industry Hedging Program Analysis
CANADA - The Canadian Pork Council reports the prospects of a program designed to reduce the uncertainty that surrounds hedging as a business risk management tool is attracting the interest of lenders,...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Disparity between the Live-Animals and Meat Markets
EU - After last week’s severe price decrease, the European pig slaughter market has now calmed down again a bit. The movement of prices ranged from unchanged to slightly friendly most recently....
Pig Industry News from Switzerland Safer, Cleaner Method to Test Swine Carcasses for Trichinella
SWITZERLAND - Abattoirs and meat packers have a cleaner, safer way to test swine carcasses for potentially dangerous Trichinella at meat inspection – new PrioCHECK™ Trichinella AAD from Thermo Fisher...
Pig Industry News from United States New UN Trichinae Safety Guidelines Could Improve US Pork Exports
US - A new international guidance for establishing negligible risk for trichinae in swine could significantly boost exports of US pork, according to the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC)....
Pig Industry News from Canada Canadian Government Urged to Fully Commit to Trans-Pacific Partnership
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council is urging the Canadian government to be fully committed, fully involved, and to be a full partner in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Pig Industry News from European Union Seriously Worrying Situation in EU Milk, Pork Sectors Requires Action
EU - Copa and Cogeca has warned EU Farm Ministers in Brussels of the worrying situation in the EU dairy and pig meat sectors, aggravated by the import restrictions imposed by the Russian Federation on...
Pig Industry News from Canada Sow Removal: An Important Component of Profitability
CANADA - A breeding herd’s economic efficiency is known to have a direct relationship with sow removal or culling rates. High culling rates can be a concern to modern commercial herds because a smaller...
Pig Industry News from India India's Animal Feeds to Reach $30 Billion By 2020
INDIA - Animal feeds have been growing at a compound annual growth rate of eight per cent and will develop into a $30 billion industry by 2020....
Pig Industry News from Global More Investment Needed to Fight World Hunger
GLOBAL - Eradicating world hunger sustainably by 2030 will require an estimated additional $267 billion per year on average for investments in rural and urban areas and in social protection, a new UN report...
Pig Industry News from Global Arm & Hammer's R&D Takes Animal Nutrition Products to Next Level
ANALYSIS - Post-acquisition of Vi-COR, Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition is focused on research, the product pipeline and education efforts. ...
14 July 2015
Pig Industry News from Viet Nam Viet Nam Hog Markets
VIET NAM - According to the General Statistics Office, Vietnam currently has about 27.2 million pigs on the farms (up 2.9 per cent from last year at this time), writes Ron Lane, Business Director for...
Pig Industry News from Estonia Further Outbreaks of African Swine Fever in Estonia
ESTONIA - There have been 13 new outbreaks of African Swine Fever in wild boar in Estonia, but none in pigs....
Pig Industry News from United States Pork Exports Show Month Decline; Strong Over Year Ago
US - US pork exports declined from both their March and April levels, but remained strong relative to other recent months and one year ago in May, writes Steve Meyer in the National Hog Farmer....
Pig Industry News from Canada Manitoba Pig Farms Nearing PEDv Free Status
CANADA - Manitoba's Chief Veterinary Officer expects the first of 5 swine farms infected with PEDv to be declared virus free within the next month or so, writes Bruce Cochrane....
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