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.
Thursday, November 3, 2022
China Hog: Prices soften as slaughterhouses limit buying (week ended Nov 1, 2022)
As hog availability remained tight while pork demand strengthened, pork prices increased prominently of late. Nonetheless, slaughterhouses, who were suffering losses due to low pork-to-hog ratio, limited hog purchases with prices at levels ...
Monday, October 10, 2022
Highly pathogenic bird flu detected in Arkansas state, US
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said it has detected highly pathogenic bird flu among breeding chickens in Arkansas state, US, expanding the outbreak of the virus in the key southern poultry producing region, Reuters reported.
Monday, October 10, 2022
US hog, pig numbers dropped 1% in September 2022
There were 73.8 million hogs and pigs on farms in the United States as of September 1, down 1% from September 2021 but up 2% from June 1, 2022, according to the Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report published by the United States Department of Agr ...
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
USPOULTRY accepting board research initiative pre-proposals on highly pathogenic avian influenza
USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation are accepting research pre-proposals from US colleges, universities and research facilities through November 1 on highly pathogenic avian influenza.
Tuesday, August 23, 2022
US had lesser hog farms in 2017 than 1997, biggest farms raised most of country's pigs, USDA report states
In the space of a generation, US hog production has transformed, even if the Midwest, with Iowa foremost, is still the leader, said a new report by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Over 140 million US hogs sold last year, NPPC economic report reveals
The United States' National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) recently released an economic report on the significance of US pork producers to the nation's agricultural and overall economy.

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