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27 September 2016 | Pigs | 6999 views

Improving piglet survival: a management approach from breeding to farrowing


27 September 2016 | Pigs | 6999 views

Improving piglet survival: a management approach from breeding to farrowing

Improving piglet survival: a management approach from breeding to farrowing by Dr Ruth Wonfor: IBERS, Aberystwyth University....

20 August 2015 | Pigs | 2990 views

China’s incredible shrinking hog herd

The astonishing drop of the Chinese hog and sow herd will impact the entire global pork market in the remainder of 2015 and into 2016. For 2015, Chinese pork production is forecast to plummet by 3.7 m...

16 October 2014 | Pigs | 2699 views

Global pork market cooling down

With the peak of the 2014 porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDv) outbreaks behind us, the global pork industry was faced with another challenge in the shape of the Russian import ban affecting EU, US...

2 October 2014 | Pigs | 5223 views

Pig Disease Report, August 2014

Monthly and quarterly reports about new and emerging diseases in pigs....

3 September 2014 | Pigs | 5217 views

Exotic diseases of pigs, new regulations

We received 8 responses to this consultation....

26 May 2014 | Pigs | 3714 views

Pig welfare - EFSA updates its scientific advice

Pigs have a need for manipulable materials to satisfy a range of behavioural needs, which can be different in different classes of pig. When these needs are not met, a range of adverse welfare consequ...

7 May 2014 | Pigs | 2315 views

Disease continues to be the focus of global pork markets

Pork shortages will be a key concern in many countries in the coming months. According to the Rabobank Pork Quarterly Q2 report, the ongoing spread of porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDv) in the Am...

7 April 2014 | Pigs | 3423 views

General licence for the movement of pigs

Whenever you move pigs, you must follow the conditions of the general licence for the movement of pigs....

27 September 2012 | Pigs | 7631 views

Rabobank China Pork Report

China is emerging as a major pork player on the world’s stage. This is not only due to its already leading position in pork production, but is also increasingly due to its rising influence on gl...

29 June 2012 | Pigs | 2952 views

Prairie Swine Centre Ezine

On June 19th  2012 the Prairie Swine Centre co-hosted the final webinar in a series of 8 which focused on feed efficiency. Dr. John Patience of Iowa State University discussed dietary energy...

20 June 2011 | Pigs | 6114 views

EU Pork Industry on threshold of changes

As global demand for pork rises, EU hog prices are failing to keep pace with the US, Canada and Brazil. A new Rabobank Industry Note examines the questions....