• Fall in UK pig slaughterings largely ended in august

    At 895.5 thousand head, UK clean pig slaughterings were down just 0.2% on year earlier values in August, according to the latest data from Defra. This takes year to date...
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  • Italy: development of fresh meat market

    In the EU, Italy is the fifth fresh meat importer, beaten by Germany, the UK, France and the Netherlands. In 2016, Italy imported 1.31 million tonnes of fresh meat with a value of €3,265 million...
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  • Mexican pork market

    The Mexican pork market has been strengthened over the course of the current year. Between May and August, Mexican pork producers experienced a profit growth of about 20 cents per...
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  • The face of Ukraine in the world meat market: the rating of exporters

    In January-July 2017, Ukrainian exporters raised $ 299.17 million from meat sales (beef, pork and poultry) abroad, which is 1.5 times more than a year ago, the analytical departmen...
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  • COULD EU PIG MEAT EXPORTS CONTINUE TO SLOW?

    EU pig meat exports have expanded considerably over the last 15 years and have provided a considerable boost to the pig meat market in the EU. The global market has...
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  • China: pig production reorganization continues

    In a report from Hu song, CSEA, "by June 2017, China has closed or relocated 213,000 pig farms in 14 provinces, which failed to meet the new environmental polic...
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  • US pork exports declined in July

    In July the US pork export volume reported an annual decline for the first time in 15 months, although the exports saw a significant growth in Mexico, South Korea, a...
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  • Top-4 pigs’ exporters to Georgia

    In January-August, Ukraine exported to Georgia more than 2 thousand tons of live pigs, the total value is 3 million dollars. Thus, volumes of deliveries grew almost...
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  • Soybeans in pig diets?

    There is a controversy, among pork producers, about the feasibility of feeding soya-based diets yet. Since, there are many supporters and opponents of this feed ingredient. It is because soya provide...
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  • Global prices rising- for how long?

    Global pork export prices continued to move upwards in the second quarter of 2017. Based on the four largest global pork exporters (the EU, US, Canada and Brazil) the average valu...
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  • EU weaner price continue to fall

    Since the end of May, the EU average weaner price has fallen by €11.68, to €47.44/head in the week ending 27 August. Furthermore, the current quote is now...
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  • China Targets Farm Waste as 'Clean' Power Source

    China will give farmers subsidies to build animal waste processing facilities to make fertilisers or to treat manure and to install biogas plants, according a government...
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  • Canada: breeding pig production increases volumes

    According to the latest report from Statistics Canada, Canadian producers have begun actively developing breeding pigs, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. The rate of grow...
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  • ANOTHER SLOW MONTH FOR EU EXPORTS

    The slowdown in EU pork exports continued in June, with volumes down 25% year-on-year at 158,300 tonnes. This equated to almost 80,000 tonnes less than the month 2016, and was also almost 6,000 tonne...
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  • Pig Prices Ease but Remain Higher than 2016, Reports QMS

    European farm gate pig prices remain some seven per cent higher than they were a year ago, despite dipping in recent weeks, according to Quality Meat Scotland. Major northern producers...
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  • Poland tightens laws to combat African Swine Fever

    The Polish Agricultural Ministry has tightened veterinary requirements for pig farms in Podlaskie, Lubelskie and Mazowieckie provinces, in an attempt to prevent African Swine Fever...
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  • ASF is expanding through Europe, now in Romania

    The disease has been detected in domestic pigs from a backyard farm near the border with Hungary. The veterinary authorities of Romania have informed the OIE of the first outbreak...
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  • New EU reference laboratory for foodborne viruses

    On 16 December 2016 the Commission launched a call for applications to select and designate an EU reference laboratory in the field of foodborne viruses. EU referen...
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  • Total Pork in Cold Storage During Mid-2017 Down 4%

    Inventories of meat in cold storage at mid-year were lower than a year ago, except for turkey, according to USDA-NASS (National Agriculture Statistics Service), reports Steine...
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  • Pig Breeding, Chicken Egg Production Named as Growth Points in EEU States

    The Eurasian Economic Commission declares that pig breeding and production of chicken eggs is the growth points in the agriculture of 2017-2018, reads the draft prognosis of t...
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