Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Washington State University laboratory awarded US$1.5 million grant to track respiratory pathogens
The Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (WADDL) at Washington State University (WSU), US, has received a US$1.5 million grant to identify and monitor respiratory pathogens in the US Pacific Northwest that have the potential to s ...
Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Floods in Brazil cause massive losses to hog, poultry farmers
Farm and meat lobbies in Brazil revealed on May 20 extensive losses of livestock from floods in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, likely leading to losses for farmers and processors and disruptions to meat production in one of the world's big ...
Monday, April 8, 2024
More than 70 million hogs and pigs on US farms as of March 1
There were 74.6 million hogs and pigs on US farms as of March 1, 2024, up 1% from March 2023 but down 2% from December 1, 2023, according to the latest US hog inventory report released by the National Agricultural Statistics Service of the ...
Tuesday, March 12, 2024
Philippines' agriculture agency commits to quickly get hog industry back on feet following ASF
The Philippines' hog industry will receive help from the country's Department of Agriculture (DA) to speed up its recovery from the African swine fever (ASF) outbreak, the DA said early this month.
Thursday, December 28, 2023
New US$47 million hog feed mill to be set up in central Pennsylvania, US
A new US$47 million feed mill is being constructed in central Pennsylvania, the United States, by Country View Family Farms.
Tuesday, December 26, 2023
Philippines hog industry not hopeful of increasing local production next year
The Philippines hog industry is less confident about boosting local production in 2024 following the extension of reduced tariffs on vital food items for another year.
Tuesday, November 7, 2023
Australian biotech firm awarded for shrimp pathogen detection product
Australian biotech company Genics was awarded the Translation Hero category at the InnovationAus 2023 Awards for Excellence held in Sydney, Australia, early this month.
Friday, August 11, 2023
Not much impact on northern Missouri, US hog production expected as sow farms close, industry official says
The closure of 35 sow farms in northern Missouri, the United States, is not expected to have much impact on Missouri's hog production, said the executive director of the Missouri Pork Association, Don Nikodim.
Tuesday, August 8, 2023
Negros Occidental, Philippines, focuses on other livestock as diseases hammer hog numbers
The provincial government of Negros Occidental, the Philippines, is strengthening efforts for the production of other animals as producers continue to cope with hog deaths reported in at least 20 of the 31 local government units (LGUs) in t ...
Wednesday, July 12, 2023
Rise in US hog, pig numbers in June 2023, compared to same period in 2022
As of June 1, there were 72.4 million hogs and pigs on farms in the United States, up slightly from June 2022 and down 1% from March 1, 2023, according to the Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report published by the United States Department of Agric ...
Thursday, June 15, 2023
Antique, Philippines, warns of dubious traders seeking to buy hogs at lower prices following ASF outbreak
The Provincial Veterinary (ProVet) of Antique, the Philippines, has warned local hog raisers against errant traders offering to buy their hogs at a lower price due to a suspected case of African swine fever (ASF) that was reported in the mu ...
Thursday, April 27, 2023
US hog producers to see profit in Q2, Q3 before suffering losses in late 2023: Rabobank
Rabobank has recently published the report "North American Agribusiness Review April 2023" by senior data analyst Al Griffin.
Tuesday, April 11, 2023
More than 70 million hogs, pigs at US farms as of March 1
As of March 1, 2023, a total of 72.9 million hogs and pigs were recorded on US farms, based on the latest US swine inventory report released by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board and the Unite ...
Wednesday, April 5, 2023
Cargill Philippines to host Animal Nutrition Summit and advance Filipino hog industry
Cargill is hosting the Animal Nutrition Summit on April 26 at Solaire Resort and Casino in Manila, the Philippines.
Friday, March 24, 2023
Turkey herpes virus vaccines found to be effective against highly pathogenic avian influenza in hens, study reveals
A research conducted by Wageningen University & Research (WUR; the Netherlands) attested that two turkey herpes virus (HVT)-H5 vaccines were effective against highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in laying hens.

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