Monday, March 11, 2019
Smithfield again found responsible over 'nuisance' caused by hog operation
Smithfield Foods was once more found guilty of causing nuisances to neighbours in Duplin County, North Carolina, US, due to wastes generated by its local hog production site, Financial Post reported early this month.
Monday, January 21, 2019
China Live Hog Weekly: Market weakens amid lacklustre pre-festive demand (week ended Jan 11, 2019)
Hog prices increased in Sichuan amid tight supplies, but fell in other regions due to soft demands even with Chinese New Year approaching. On average, hog prices dropped 1.1%.
Monday, September 24, 2018
China's hog sector able to cut dependence on US soybeans, says vice chairman of Chinese soybean crusher
China could reduce its dependence on US soybeans to feed its hog herds through a six-part strategy, according to Mu Yan Kui, vice chairman of Yihai Kerry, one of China's largest soybean crushers.
Thursday, August 30, 2018
China Live Hog Weekly: Cautious mood slows buying (week ended Aug 24, 2018)
Hog releases remained limited, dragging pork carcass volumes down by 0.25% to 7,667 tonnes. As the demand for local pork remained firm, prices of pork carcass increased 1.44% to RMB19.04/kg.
Thursday, June 14, 2018
China Live Hog Weekly: Prices surge on tight supply, robust demand (week ended Jun 4, 2018)
Demand for pork strengthened prominently as China prepared for the celebration of the Dumpling Festival. Pork carcass prices surged 6.4% to RMB15.76/kg while supplies inched lower by 0.12% to 8,121 tonnes with the quantity of finishing hog ...
Friday, June 8, 2018
A new strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus detected in China (Global Animal Disease Update)(May 28 - Jun 8, 2018)
A new strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus detected in China in the past fortnight. The following report contains an overview of the disease situation.
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Multiple pathogens prevalent in shrimp Penaeus vannamei cultured from greenhouse ponds in Jiangsu Province of China
In recent years, several pathogens have emerged and caused heavy mortality in Asia. In this study, we investigated the prevalence of pathogens in specimens of whiteleg shrimp (Penaeus vannamei) collected from greenhouse ponds. In total, six ...
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
China Live Hog Weekly: Further price slide amid lacklustre pork demand (week ended Feb 1, 2018)
Hog market weakened further as demand for poor was sluggish while farmers released inventories eagerly amid concerns that prices would fall further after the Chinese New Year holidays. With pork carcass prices falling 1.27% to RB21.06/kg, h ...
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Canadian hog producers rejoice over conclusion of TPP trade negotiations
Canada's hog producers hailed the agreement reached Tuesday in Japan on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (now also known as the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership, or CPTPP) trade deal by all 11 members. The US was origina ...
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
China Live Hog Weekly: Prices slid on slack demand as slaughterhouses halt operation (week ended Sep 30, 2017)
Slaughterhouses halted operation gradually inn preparation for the Mid-Autumn Festival, resulting slack demand for hog. With release volumes stable, prices of hog slid 1.4% on average. Over the past three weeks, hog prices have dropped 3% i ...
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Pathogenic bacteria in Oreochromis Niloticus Var. Stirling tilapia culture
Tilapia Oreochromis niloticus is an aquaculture resource that represents one of the most popular crops in the world. However, species cultivation presents health problems, which are associated with the presence of pathogenic bacteria and ca ...
Thursday, June 29, 2017
China Live Hog Weekly: Prices consolidate lower amid cautious mood (week ended Jun 28, 2017)
Demand for hog softened over the week after prudent slaughterhouses have stocked sufficient inventories. Hence, even as hog releases remained limited, prices dipped in almost all regions, lower by 0.84% on average.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
China Live Hog Weekly: Unusually weak pork demand drags hog prices to new yearly lows (week ended May 11, 2017)
Demand for pork shrank after the May Day holidays, dragging prices of hog to new yearly lows, levels unseen since Q2 2015. Compared with a year ago, hog prices were almost 30% lower.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
China Live Hog Weekly: Lacklustre pork demand drags down prices (week ended Apr 20, 2017)
With pork sales sluggish without any festive stimulation, slaughterhouses were not eager to increase inventories. Prices of pork carcass slid to RMB20.35/kg over the week, dragging hog prices down by 1.4%.
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Infectious Bursal Disease: pathogenicity and immunogenicity of vaccines
The Infectious Bursal Disease (IBD) is a contagious viral disease that affects young chickens and may cause high morbidity and mortality. As the virus is very resistant to the environment, vaccination is required in case of high infection p ...

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