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29 April 2015
Uruguay Meat Exports Rise
URUGUAY - Uruguay's exports of meat, offal, meat products and by-products rose by eight per cent in the year to 18 April...
EU Pig Prices Unsettled after German Price Fall
EU - At present, the European pig slaughter market appears very unsettled....
Market Hogs with Price Level and Risk in Mind
US - Is it time to pull the trigger on hog prices? That’s a question hog producers should ask themselves at least weekly....
28 April 2015
Progress on Brechin Slaughtering Investment
SCOTLAND - Investment in additional slaughtering capacity at Brechin is well underway and the increased capacity at the plant...
Livestock Identification and Recording Vital for Food Security
AFRICA – Sub-Saharan African countries have adopted a declaration on animal identification and recording, a move that is...
Cherkizovo Poultry Sales Rise
RUSSIA - Russian integrated meat and finished feed producer, Cherkizovo Group has seen meat and poultry sales rise in teh...
Chinese Inspectors Visit Northern Ireland Pork Processors
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Chinese veterinary authorities are to visit Northern Ireland as part of moves to open up the market...
Tulip Targets Wholesale, Independent and Discount Sectors
UK - UK meat processor Tulip has set its sights on growing its share of the wholesale, independent and discount markets following...
No Improvement in UK Pork Sales Despite Lower Prices
UK - Pork sales in the UK did not show any recovery during March, as highlighted by a 12 per cent decrease in sales value...
27 April 2015
European Court Rules Laws on Animal Welfare in Transport Apply Beyond EU Borders
EU - The EU's laws of the welfare of pigs, cattle, sheep, goats and horses during transportation should also apply when they...
Cold Storage Report Gives Bearish Meat Market Outlook
US - The latest USDA cold storage report had bearish implications for the meat market going into the spring, write Steve...
High Amounts of Pork in Cold Storage
US - There were 669 million pounds of pork in cold storage at the end of March. That is the third most for any month, ever....
Consumers Not Seeing Low Pork Prices
US - Cheaper, and many would argue downright “cheap”, hogs have been of little solace to pork packers this spring, write...
24 April 2015
Brazil Pork Exports Down on the Year
BRAZIL - Brazil exported 18 per cent less pork in the first three months of 2015 than in the same period last year....
EU Pig Prices Continue Upward Trend
EU - Over the current week of slaughter the European pig slaughter market was in a friendly mood....
23 April 2015
Pig Welfare Indicators More Visible in Abattoir
ANALYSIS – Pig carcase inspections at abattoir level may be made more effective by scalding and dehairing processes, Northern...
Pork Private Storage Runs Out of Steam
EU - By the first week of April, applications for private storage aid for pig meat in the European Union, which was launched...
22 April 2015
Supermarkets Shun Cheap Imports for British Pork
UK - Despite cheaper imported supplies being available, supermarkets have stepped up their support for British pork, according...
Union Raises Concerns over Meat Inspector Shortage in Quebec
CANADA - Every federal meat inspection team in the province of Quebec is working shorthanded, according to a survey by the...
Market Uncertainty Brings Fall in Hog, Cattle Futures
US - Lean hog futures declined last week due to hog supply uncertainties, but the decline was not as steep as cattle futures,...
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