While other feed inputs are deflating, aquaculture output and fishmeal availability are going in opposite directions. Ocean current temperatures suggest that this vital protein meal could again set price records. It has been a very difficult year for forecasting Peruvian fishmeal prices and availability.
A dreaded hog disease strikes both Japan and South Korea, but with very different results. After devastating North America's swine sector, PEDv has found its way into two of Southeast Asia's swine markets. Since their first cases early this year, South Korea and Japan have seen steadily mounting swine prices and a mounting volume of pork imports.