Tuesday, November 8, 2022
New Hope Group confident in reaching annual swine sales target
Liu Yonghao, chairman of New Hope Group, a major Chinese swine breeding company, said they are confident in reaching 14 million heads of fully grown live hogs for sale in 2022, Yicai Global reported.
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
US pork exports continue to grow in September, beef exports slow down
Data compiled by the US Department of Agriculture and released by the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) showed pork exports from the US in September 2022 surpassed 2021 results for the second month in row, while beef shipments in the same m ...
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
China plans to house swine farming in high-rise buildings
Authorities in China said they are planning to build more high-rise swine farming buildings, which are air-conditioned and include ventilated floors, to reduce land use for farming, BestLife reported.
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Maple Leaf Foods struck by cybersecurity incident
Canada's Maple Leaf Foods Inc. confirmed on November 6 that it is currently experiencing a system outage linked to a cybersecurity incident.
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Increase in Russian livestock and poultry production in first nine months of 2022
Russia's livestock and poultry production increased by 3.7% in the first nine months of 2022, compared to the same period last year, as they reached 11.23 million tonnes in live weight.
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Lower global pork production expected this year, according Rabobank report
With inflation outpacing wage growth, lower real wages are expected to negatively impact protein consumption in the last quarter of 2022 and in the first half of 2023, according to Rabobank’s recent quarterly pork export.
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
US organisation calls for approving hemp use in animal feed
The National Industrial Hemp Council of America (NIHC) sent a letter to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this month, urging for the approval of hemp seed as an ingredient in animal feed.
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Classical swine fever ruled out in Ecuador's Esmeraldas province
Following report of an undiagnosed swine disease in Ecuador, ProMED, a programme of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, published a report stating classical swine fever (CSF) had been ruled out in the country's Esmeraldas pro ...
Monday, November 7, 2022
Australia releases discussion paper seeking ideas for biosecurity funding model
The Australian government has released a public discussion paper seeking ideas for a long-term sustainable biosecurity funding model, prompting a positive response from a key farming group, but also a warning that the "days of buck pas ...
Saturday, November 5, 2022
US pork output down so far in 2022 compared to last year
Pork production in US has reached 9.11 million tonnes so far in 2022, 2% lower compared to last year due to lower swine inventories and reduced farrowing's, as the month of September saw breeding numbers drop for the ninth consecutive time ...
Friday, November 4, 2022
Hard days for Finland's farmers due to increased prices for fertilisers, energy
Farmers in Finland are finding it hard to cope with the rising prices of fertilisers and skyrocketing energy bills, with only about one-third saying they had already purchased the fertilisers needed for the next growing season, a recent sur ...
Thursday, November 3, 2022
USDA allocates over US$223 million for small and mid-sized meat processing plants
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has allocated grants and loans over US$223 million to help expand small and mid-sized meat processing plants as part of a bigger US$1 billion effort to increase competition in the meat sector, Yahoo! ...
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 ...
Thursday, November 3, 2022
Unknown disease causing rising pig deaths in Hakha, Chin State, Myanmar
The death rate of pigs produced in Hakha, Chin State, Myanmar, has been rising due to an unknown infectious disease, according to locals.
Thursday, November 3, 2022
Maple Leaf's commercial production ramps up at Bacon Centre of Excellence in Canada
Canada-based food company Maple Leaf Foods Inc. confirmed that commercial production continues to ramp up at its new Bacon Centre of Excellence in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

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