Tuesday, December 7, 2021
US hog futures decline on concerns about supply glut
Chicago Mercantile Exchange hog futures plunged 4% on December 6, hitting their lowest level in nearly a month, as robust supplies threatened profits even as pork prices edged off their recent lows, traders said.
Monday, October 18, 2021
USPOULTRY: Research evaluates pathogenicity of Cochlosoma anatis
USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announced the completion of a funded research project at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina, the United States, in which a researcher evaluated the pathogenicity of Cochlosoma a ...
Monday, October 4, 2021
US hog, pig numbers drop 4% from September 2020
The United States' hog inventory has dipped from September 2020 but increased slightly from June this year.
Monday, August 16, 2021
Smithfield joint venture completes installing manure-to-energy tech at hog farms in Northern Missouri, US
Monarch Bioenergy, a joint venture between Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE), has finished installing manure-to-energy technology on nearly all of Smithfield's Northern Missouri, US hog finishing farms, Smithfield ...
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Elanco's farm-animal business hit by lower hog, poultry prices
Elanco Animal Health Inc. said on August 9 that its farm-animal business has been hit by lower prices for hogs and poultry abroad.
Wednesday, August 4, 2021
New USDA guidelines for controlling pathogens in beef and poultry unveiled
The United States Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has released new guidance documents for controlling beef and raw poultry pathogens.
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
NPPC says California, US' Proposition 12 creates burden for hog farmers
The National Pork Producers Council (US) filed comments on July 12 in response to California's Department of Food and Agriculture's (CDFA) proposed rules for implementing for Proposition 12 – the voter-approved mandate specifying anim ...
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Hog futures rise as US trims pork production estimates
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) lean hog futures jumped on July 12 as the United States Department of Agriculture reduced its domestic pork production estimates for this year and 2022.
Monday, July 5, 2021
USDA: US hogs, pigs drop 2% in numbers from June 2020
As of June 1, there were 75.7 million hogs and pigs on US farms, a 2% drop from June 2020 but up 1% from March 1, 2021, according to the Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report published by the United States Department of Agriculture's National Agri ...
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Close to 500,000 surplus hogs delivered to Philippines' National Capital Region
The delivery of surplus hogs to the National Capital Region (NCR) in the Philippines and other areas with unmet demands has reached nearly 500,000 as of May 30, the Philippines News Agency reported.
Friday, April 30, 2021
US live cattle futures up on grain market uncertainty, lean hog futures eased
Live cattle futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) were up as traders said the mixed grain trade offered some relief for feed costs and high demand for beef supported prices, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
US live cattle futures ease due to surging grain costs, lean hogs mixed
US live cattle futures eased as increased input costs possibly result in near-term cattle selling with producers resistant to purchasing higher feed costs, according to traders, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
US$27.5 million project to expand live hog production in South Cotabato, Philippines, approved
The Philippines' Board of Investments (BOI) has approved Biotech Farms, Inc.'s ₱1.33-billion (US$27.5 million) project to expand its live hog production at a swine facility in South Cotabato.
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
China Lysine: Slow usages, weak hog market curtails sales (week ended Apr 12, 2021)
As hog prices plummeted further while the costs of soymeal remained low, feed producers withheld purchases of lysine. Lysine producers held prices low while the costs of corn moved lower in a bid to stimulate sales.
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
US lean hog futures on the rise, cattle futures lower
Lean hog futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) rose with record highs for several contract months including the benchmark June thanks to firm cash markets and increased pork demand, while CME live cattle futures closed lower, Reu ...

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