Friday, December 1, 2023
Ireland's agriculture department seeks bids for swine movement contract
The Republic of Ireland's Department of Agriculture, Food, and the Marine (DAFM) has opened tenders for an EUR 90,000 (US$98,000) contract to establish a swine movement notification service in the country, Agriland reported.
Friday, November 24, 2023
US Senate Committee says USDA inaction on swine inspection system is affecting pork industry
As the November 30 deadline for the Time-Limited Trial for the New Swine Inspection System approaches, the United States Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry said that the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) inaction is ...
Monday, November 20, 2023
Malaysia seizes 190 tonnes of imported swine carcasses
In a recent enforcement operation spanning two phases from May to June 2023 and in early November, the Malaysian Veterinary Services Department (DVS) has confiscated 190 tonnes of swine carcasses, primarily imported from Brazil and Russia, ...
Tuesday, November 14, 2023
ASF detected in Hong Kong, 5,600 swine to be culled
Hong Kong authorities have issued an order to cull approximately 5,600 swine after detecting African swine fever (ASF) at a licensed swine farm in the Lau Fau Shan area, near the mainland China border, Channel News Asia reported.
Wednesday, November 8, 2023
Kansas State University research aims to enhance swine gut health and reduce mortality rates
In response to a growing emphasis on enhancing gut health in newly weaned pigs to reduce mortality rates within the United States swine industry, a student at Kansas State University is investigating the inclusion of low acid-binding ingred ...
Tuesday, November 7, 2023
Irish swine farmers hit by ongoing price cuts
The Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) has expressed concerns about the ongoing price cuts affecting swine farmers in Ireland, warning that these reductions are endangering food security and the generational renewal of the industry, Agriland ...
Friday, November 3, 2023
China's live swine prices witness sharp weekly decline
China's live swine prices have experienced a significant decrease of nearly 7% in a week, marking the most substantial weekly decline of this year, Pork Business reported.
Thursday, October 26, 2023
Roundworm found in one-third of tested swine herds in Victoria, Australia
Agriculture Victoria, based in Victoria, Australia, has discovered roundworm (Ascaris suum) in approximately one-third of swine herds tested as part of a newly launched animal health programme, The Mirage reported.
Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Thai swine farmers seek urgent meeting with government to combat illegal pork imports
The Swine Raisers Association of Thailand is taking action to request a meeting with the country's Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Thamanat Prompow, aiming to expedite efforts to crack down on the illegal import of swine carcasses ...
Monday, October 9, 2023
Higher swine slaughter numbers for Argentina in January-August 2023
Argentina's cumulative swine slaughter between January and August this year totalled 5,322,746 head, an increase of 4.6% compared to the same period of the previous year.
Monday, October 9, 2023
Humble rise in US swine numbers on September 1
The latest US swine inventory report have been released recently by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), the Agricultural Statistics Board and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) on September 28.
Friday, October 6, 2023
Farmers in Lower Saxony, Germany encouraged to shift away from swine farming
In an effort to promote agricultural diversification and sustainability, farmers in Lower Saxony, north-western Germany, will receive government support to transition away from swine farming, Plant Based News reported.
Thursday, October 5, 2023
US National Pork Producers Council initiates swine traceability system update
The US National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) has taken the lead in an effort to modernise the existing swine traceability system, following a directive from US pork producers, Farm Journal's Pork reported.
Friday, September 29, 2023
African swine fever kills 600 swine in Champhai District, India
African swine fever (ASF) has been detected in the village of Kawlkulh, situated in Champhai District, India, resulting in 600 swine killed due to the disease, East Mojo reported.
Tuesday, September 26, 2023
USDA-APHIS to hold third African Swine Fever Action Week in early October
The United States Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) is gearing up for its third annual African Swine Fever (ASF) Action Week, scheduled to take place on October 2-6, and extends its invitati ...

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