Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Bacolod, Philiipines, provides financial aid to ASF-affected hog producers
The government of Bacolod, a city on the northwest coast of Negros Island, the Philippines, has started to release financial assistance to hog producers affected by the African swine fever (ASF), which has almost wiped out the backyard swin ...
Thursday, August 17, 2023
Overcapacity still a problem for China's pig farming despite recovering hog prices
China's pig farming industry is still dealing with overcapacity even though prices of live hogs have started to rebound, according to an analyst.
Tuesday, August 15, 2023
ASF-affected hog producers in Antique province, Philippines, receive insurance claims
The Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation (PCIC) has started paying the insurance claims of hog producers in Antique province, the Philippines, whose swine were hit by the African swine fever (ASF) this August.
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.
Friday, August 11, 2023
Cebu, Philippines, stops entry of hogs, pork from Bohol following ASF outbreak
A 60-day ban on the entry of hogs, pork and its by-products from Bohol, the Philippines, is being implemented in Cebu province after African swine fever (ASF) was detected in Pilar town.
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 ...
Tuesday, July 11, 2023
Philippines president expected to meet with hog, poultry producers
Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr was to meet with hog and poultry raisers' groups on July 10 as flooding of imported and smuggled pork and chicken products has been plaguing the local industry.
Tuesday, July 4, 2023
Philippines hog producers call for support to pork integrators affected by ASF
Hog producers in the Philippines urged the government on July 3 to extend support to pork integrators who are currently battling an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in their farms.
Tuesday, July 4, 2023
Philippines' Vitarich takes step forward into hog production despite lingering ASF threat
Philippines animal feed producer Vitarich Corp has entered the hog production business even as threats from the African swine fever (ASF) remained.
Friday, June 30, 2023
ASF insurance coverage to insure more than 50,000 hogs in Western Visayas, Philippines
Around 58,139 backyard-raised hogs in Western Visayas, the Philippines, have been guaranteed insurance coverage by the Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation (PCIC) in case they are affected by African swine fever (ASF).
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 ...
Friday, June 9, 2023
Philippines government units prepare financial support, insurance benefits for ASF-affected hog producers
Local government units (LGUs) in Negros Occidental, the Philippines, are readying financial assistance as well as insurance benefits for hog raisers affected by the outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) and hog cholera.
Monday, May 29, 2023
Rise in chicken, hog and cattle productions in Philippines during January-March 2023
The production of chicken, hog and cattle in the Philippines increased in the first three months of 2023, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported.
Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Recovery anticipated for Vietnam's live hog prices
Vietnam's live hog prices are expected to recover after bottoming out, according to the Agribank Securities Joint Stock Company (Agriseco).

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