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10 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada Banff Pork Seminar Takes on Global Importance
CANADA - The chair of the Banff Pork Seminar Organizing Committee says the Banff Pork Seminar has evolved into a meeting of global significance. The theme of the 2017 Banff Pork Seminar, which kicks off...
Pig Industry News from United States US Pork Exports Spiked in November
US - US pork exports in November spiked up to the highest volume of the year, topping the next highest month (May) by more than 10 per cent. Compared to November 2015, pork exports were up 18 per cent,...
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Cuts to 'Red Tape' Promised for UK Farmers
GLOBAL - Speaking last week at the UK's Oxford Farming Conference to leaders from the food and farming industry, Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom has outlined her hopes for a reduced regulatory burden...
Pig Industry News from Global Safeguarding Biodiversity Must be Integrated Across Agricultural Sectors
GLOBAL - Governments from 167 countries have given unprecedented recognition to the need to protect biodiversity across the agricultural sectors as a key action to achieve sustainable development, including...
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Dutch Pork Exports Declined in Q3 2016
NETHERLANDS - Fresh/frozen pork volumes exported from the Netherlands were back 6 per cent on the 2015 figure during the first nine months of 2016, at 610 thousand tonnes....
Pig Industry News from Germany German Pig Breeding Herd Continues to Contract
GERMANY - Provisional figures from the November census indicate that, at 27.3 million head, the German pig herd had fallen by 1 per cent relative to the same point in 2015....
09 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global New Field Guide for Slat Repair and Replacement Now Available
GLOBAL - Hog Slat Inc. has teamed up with Vanberg Specialized Coatings and Altenburg Construction to produce a working guide for swine producers covering the repair and replacement of concrete slats. ...
Pig Industry News from Canada Canadian Exchange Rate Expected to be Main Driver of Agricultural Profitability in 2017
CANADA - The Chief Agricultural Economist with Farm Credit Canada expects the low Canadian dollar to be the primary driver for profitability for Canadian agriculture in 2017, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom UK Pig Semen Heads to India for Pork Quality Improvement
UK - Pig semen from the UK has been used for the first time in India to improve its breeding stock and produce better quality pork....
Pig Industry News from Ireland Early Uplift in Pig Prices Expected
IRELAND - As we enter 2017, farmers are expecting an uplift in prices early in the year and stable pig prices for 2017 to give pig farmers a chance to recoup the loses of the past 18 months, Chairman of...
Pig Industry News from Canada Research Shows Less Than 50 Per Cent of Piglets Consume Creep Feed
CANADA - It is known that providing pre-wean piglets with creep feed can ease the transition from an all milk diet, to an all solids diet. However, research has shown that less than 50 per cent of piglets...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Focus Farm Project Yields Positive Results
UK - Just six months in, the AHDB Pork Focus Farm has achieved a 61 per cent reduction in pre-weaning mortality....
Pig Industry News from United States Nutriad Highlights Additive Solutions at IPPE
US - Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad, headquartered in Europe, initially started its USA operations in the US as Feed Flavors, back in 1963. ...
06 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Ralco and Genesus Partner on Swine Research
GLOBAL - Ralco has joined forces with Genesus swine genetics company to advance swine nutrition and genetic characteristics for swine producers around the world. The two global companies will work together...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom UK Pig Prices Up Slightly
UK - The EU-spec SPP has seen an increase in the week ended 31 December, following the modest decline seen in the previous week....
Pig Industry News from European Union EU and Spanish Pork Markets
EU - 2015 ended in Spain with 7 per cent more sacrifices than in 2014, exporting 45 per cent of the production (Germany and Spain have increased their exports, while other countries of EU have lowered...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Cuts to 'Red Tape' Promised for UK Farmers
UK - Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom has outlined her hopes for a reduced regulatory burden on farmers when the UK leaves the European Union, saying this should help them to get on with growing food....
Pig Industry News from United States Applications Now Open for 2017-18 Pork Industry Scholarships
US - The National Pork Board is now open to applications for its pork industry scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year. ...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom UK Farmers, Food Industry Urged to 'Step Up' to Address Global Competitiveness
UK - Farmers, growers and the food industry need to “step up” to address the challenge of agricultural competitiveness and productivity in a rapidly-changing world....
05 January 2017
Pig Industry News from United States US Hog Futures Take a Step back
US - Hog futures took a step back yesterday, with the nearby February futures contract declining by more than 260 points. The decline followed some weakness in the cash market for pork cuts, which is not...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom MPs Warn of Concerns for Farming in Brexit Negotiations
UK - MPs are warning the Government that the farming sector and environmental protections must not be weakened during the process of leaving the EU or afterwards....
Pig Industry News from Global The Ins and Outs of the New Veterinary Feed Directive
GLOBAL - In an exclusive, candid, 90-minute interview with editors from the VFD News Centers and Poultry Health Today, William Flynn, DVM, MS, deputy director for science and policy for FDA’s Center...
Pig Industry News from Brazil Santa Catarina Pork Producer First to Receive the Brazilian Pork Label
BRAZIL - Pamplona, ​​a pig producer and exporter with headquarters in Rio do Sul (SC), has become the first company in Brazil to have the right to use the Brazilian Pork seal, maintained by the Brazilian...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations Under Pressure
EU - The European pig keepers feel quite limited in their feeling Christmas joy. For the second time in a row, most of the quotations went down to a more than somewhat clear extent....
04 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global More Than You Ever Wanted to Know about Curtain Machine Load Blocks
Nearly all of Hog Slat’s competitors try to dismiss the GrowerSELECT® product line as “just a cheap copy.” However, every time I work with Hog Slat’s engineering department I realize how misguided...
Pig Industry News from United States Charoen Pokphand Foods Completes Acquisition of Bellisio
US and THAILAND - Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) has announced the successful completion of the acquisition of Bellisio Foods Inc. from Centre Partners Management....
Pig Industry News from Global CIRCOVAC Found to Protect Piglets Against PCV2d
GLOBAL - The new PCV2d variant of the Porcine Circovirus is an emerging virus that has been associated with vaccine failure....
Pig Industry News from Canada Several Compounds Show Potential as Replacements for Antibiotics
CANADA - A researcher with the University of Manitoba says several compounds are showing potential as alternatives to in-feed antibiotics to help improve the health of pigs and stimulate growth, writes...
Pig Industry News from European Union Millions of Tons of Food Could be Saved with Better Logistics
EU - Each year, around 88 million tonnes of food is discarded in the EU, but Kristina Liljestrand, researcher at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, has ideas that could improve the situation....
Pig Industry News from Estonia Bill Submitted for Evaluation to Compensate Milk, Pig Farmers
ESTONIA - The Ministry of Rural Affairs has submitted a bill for evaluation that aims to pay €16.2m in special adjustment subsidies to milk and pork producers. Both sectors have had an extraordinarily...
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