Wednesday, December 10, 2003
Reopen of Japan Market Helps Boost UK's Pig Industry
December 10, 2003 Reopen of Japan Market Helps Boost UK's Pig Industry The reopening of the Japanese market to British pork is an important boost for the United Kingdom's pig industry, British Pig Executive Chairman Stewart Houston said. Th ...
Tuesday, December 9, 2003
Poll Show Australians Prefer Pork To Lamb Meat
December 09, 2003 Poll Show Australians Prefer Pork To Lamb Meat Pork meat has overtaken lamb as the preferred meat for Australian citizens, for the first time. According to a poll by Roy Morgan Research, consumption figures for the Septemb ...
Tuesday, December 9, 2003
UK Sow Market Knocked By Falling EU Pig Prices
December 9, 2003 UK Sow Market Knocked By Falling EU Pig Prices   Decreasing EU pig prices have knocked the cull sow market in UK, and in just 3 weeks, prices dropped by 8p/kg. EU traders lowered their bids significantly last week (w/e Dece ...
Tuesday, December 9, 2003
Falling Pig Prices Coupled With Rising Feed Prices Hit North Ireland's Pig Producers
December 9, 2003 Falling Pig Prices Coupled With Rising Feed Prices Hit North Ireland's Pig Producers North Ireland's Ulster pig producers were left "shocked and bewildered'' by last week's drop in pig prices. Prices for pigs unexpectedly f ...
Monday, December 8, 2003
Scotland Pork Company Expelled By Quality Assurance Agency
December 08, 2003 Scotland Pork Company Expelled By Quality Assurance Agency Action was taken against one of Scotland's biggest pig farmers as animal rights campaigners released footage of "horrific conditions" found at some of his farms. A ...
Monday, December 8, 2003
Philippines' Hog Farmers Appeal For Ban On Imports from Foot-and-Mouth Disease Countries
December 08, 2003 Philippines' Hog Farmers Appeal For Ban On Imports from Foot-and-Mouth Disease Countries The Philippines National Federation of Hog Farmers Inc. (NFHFI) has issued an appeal to President Arroyo to certify as urgent Senate ...
Monday, December 8, 2003
Pennexx Foods Seeks US$226 Million From Smithfield Over Fraud Issue
December 8, 2003 Pennexx Foods Seeks US$226 Million From Smithfield Over Fraud Issue   Pennexx Foods, a provider of case-ready meat to retail supermarkets in the northeastern U.S., announced last week it is seeking US$226 million in compens ...
Friday, December 5, 2003
Iowa Premium Pork Expands Pork Production Thru Acquisition of Beef Processing Plant
Deceber 5, 2003 Iowa Premium Pork Expands Pork Production Thru Acquisition of Beef Processing Plant Iowa Premium Pork Company (IPPC) has purchased the former beef processing plant owned by PM Beef Holdings in Hartley, Iowa, in the United St ...
Friday, December 5, 2003
1st Half 2004 Pigmeat Production in EU Seen To Drop Further
Deceber 5, 2003 1st Half 2004 Pigmeat Production in EU Seen To Drop Further   A marginal decline in European Union pigmeat production during 2003, to just over 17.7 million tons, has been forecast. Consumption is forecast to remain relative ...
Thursday, December 4, 2003
EU Enlargement To Include 10 More Countries Not A Threat To EU Pig Markets
December 04, 2003 EU Enlargement To Include 10 More Countries Not A Threat To EU Pig Markets   Enlargement of the EU next year to include another 10 member states is not the threat to European pig markets some producers fear. "Although prod ...
Wednesday, December 3, 2003
Positive Outlook for Hog Market in North America
December 03, 2003 Positive Outlook for Hog Market in North America   Since 1998, live hog prices in the United States have averaged only $38.56, which is by far the lowest level for any 6 year period during the post inflation period of the ...
Wednesday, December 3, 2003
EU 1994-2002 Pig Stock Trends
December 03, 2003 EU 1994-2002 Pig Stock Trends   The number of pigs in the European Union totalled about 122 million in 2002. Records of pig stocks in EU-15 exist from 1994. This publication outlines the major changes in pig stocks and in ...
Wednesday, December 3, 2003
Animal Traceability For Canada's Hog Industry Will Occur By 2006
December 03, 2003 Animal Traceability For Canada's Hog Industry Will Occur By 2006   Animal traceability for the Canada's hog industry will occur within the next three years and producers need to plan for it and be involved in its design, s ...
Wednesday, December 3, 2003
British Pig Industry Takes Major Step Ahead With Pig Health & Welfare Strategy
December 03, 2003 British Pig Industry Takes Major Step Ahead With Pig Health & Welfare Strategy The British pig industry has taken a major step forward with the announcement of a Pig Health and Welfare Strategy. The strategy, drawn up by t ...
Wednesday, December 3, 2003
Japanese Impressed By UK Pig Production
December 03, 2003 Japanese Impressed By UK Pig Production   UK pig production impressed a group of 15 Japanese producers, agents and advisers who recently completed a study tour hosted by JSR Genetics. The group, comprising members of The J ...

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