Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Papua, Indonesia, declares emergency as ASF hits pigs
African swine fever (ASF) has been detected in pigs in Papua, Indonesia.
Monday, June 10, 2024
Pulau Bulan, Indonesia pig farm yet to get approval to export to Singapore
A farm in Pulau Bulan, Indonesia, that supplies two-thirds of Singapore's freshly slaughtered pork, has still not received approval to resume the export of live pigs to the country.
Monday, June 10, 2024
Portugal's export of piglets for finishing, pigs for slaughter up by 19.5% in Q1 2024
Portugal's pig exports, specifically, piglets for finishing and pigs for slaughter, increased by 19.5% in the first quarter of 2024 compared to the same period last year, going from 146,624 head in 2023 to 175,140 head in 2024 (+28,516 head ...
Friday, June 7, 2024
Higher Productivity In Pig Farming Via Improved Diets & Disease Prevention
Pig producers can still achieve improved profitability and sustainability with solutions already available in the market.
Tuesday, June 4, 2024
Top 10 pig slaughterhouses in Germany makes up for more than 80% of country's pig slaughtering
German pig producers' association ISN has published the ranking of Germany's leading slaughterhouses in 2023.
Monday, June 3, 2024
Selko to share research on strategies supporting pig health and performance in Leipzig, Germany
Selko, the feed additives brand of Nutreco, is sharing research findings on dietary strategies to support pig health, performance and efficient production during the joint congress of the 27th International Pig Veterinary Society (IPVS) and ...
Monday, June 3, 2024
Portugal sees 1.8% rise in pig slaughter in Q1
The number of pigs slaughtered in Portugal in the first quarter of 2024 was 962,101 head, a 1.8% increase (+17,272 head) compared to 2023 (944,829 head), according to INE preliminary data on pig slaughter published by GPP.
Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Pigs in Philippines suffering from lower weight due to El Niño-linked heat, says industry official
Pigs in the Philippines are suffering from heat stroke and weight reduction amid a high heat index caused by El Niño, according to the National Federation of Hog Farmers Inc.
Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Brazil's pig slaughter dropped 1.8% in Q1 2024
Brazil's pig slaughter totaled 13.92 million head in the first quarter of 2024, representing a 1.8% decrease compared to the same period in 2023, according to preliminary results for first-quarter animal production.
Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Real-time pig monitoring application by MSD Animal Health launched at event in UK
MSD Animal Health UK has launched LeeO, a real-time monitoring for pigs, at the British Pig & Poultry Fair (BPPF) held in the United Kingdom.
Monday, May 6, 2024
Denmark sees fewer animal welfare sanctions for pig, cattle herds in 2022
There were fewer animal welfare sanctions concerning pig and cattle herds in Denmark in 2022, according to the country's Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries.
Thursday, May 2, 2024
Brazil issues positive regulatory determination for PRRS-resistant pigs, says Genus plc
Genus plc, the parent company of PIC (Pig Improvement Company), has announced that Brazil recently issued a favorable regulatory determination for gene-edited pigs resistant to the porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus.
Monday, April 29, 2024
China's pork output fell 0.4% in Q1 as pig production gets back to high levels
China's pig production capacity has returned to high levels, according to the country's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs.
Tuesday, April 23, 2024
New Hope Liuhe suffers losses - as it tries to keep pig farming business afloat
Last December, New Hope Liuhe announced it would sell 51% of its subsidiary, Shandong Zhongxin Food to China Animal Husbandry Industry (CAHIC), for ¥2.7 billion (US$375.1 million) and 67% of another subsidiary, Deyang Food, to Hainan S ...
Monday, April 22, 2024
Live pig prices in Vietnam rose in Q1 2024
Vietnam's live pig prices in the first quarter of 2024 were, on average, up nearly 10% compared to the past three years, according to the Department of Livestock of the country's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

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