From left to right: Charles Rikard-Bell, Tom La, Nyree Phillips and David Hampson

Australian pig body boasts of income-driving product range

By Oscar Rousseau

The Cooperative Research Centre for High Integrity Australian Pork (Pork CRC) has claimed that products and technologies in its development pipeline will drive revenue and productivity gains for producers.

Shipping city of Primorsky Krai is seen as a promising area for investment

Russia creates pork hub to target China

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Two Russian companies plan to create a pig breeding cluster in the far east of the country within the next five years, designed to have a capacity for 1.2 million head of pigs, with an investment of RUB72 billion (US$954m). 

One project developed a performance enhancer pre-mix for weaned pigs

Progress on Australian pork projects

By Rod Addy

Australian projects to improve pig nutrition, enhance weaner performance and increase reproduction and enrich the lives of group housed sows are at various stages of development and commercialisation. 

Pork prices down according to Chinese Department of Agriculture data

Low prices and gloomy outlook for China’s pigs

By Mark Godfrey

It is proving a gloomy start to the year for China’s pig producers, with low prices for hogs continuing to dog the sector. The latest data from the Department of Agriculture in Beijing showed that, as of 12 February, the national average price of RMB13.23/kg...

Australia on the way to almost total sow stall elimination

Australian pig farmers on the path to sow stall-free pork

By By Lee Adendorff, in Byron Bay, Australia

Meat industry association Australian Pork Limited (APL) has told globalmeatnews.com that Australian piggeries are well on the way to an almost total elimination of sow gestation stalls by 2017. It said an estimated 65% of pigmeat enterprises in 2014 were...

Price slump hits Chinese pig farmers

Price slump hits Chinese pig farmers

By Mark Godfrey, in Beijing

A slump in prices means China’s pig farmers are having a lousy run-up to the upcoming Chinese New Year festival. Industry experts have blamed the price slump on a combination of factors, including higher pig numbers and epidemics brought on by warmer...

China and Ukraine collaborating on pig project

Chinese firm announces joint venture in Ukraine

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Chinese company Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC) has entered into a joint venture with Ukrainian firm KSG Agro to implement a large-scale project for the production of pork and feed crops.

China pigmeat prices surge

China pigmeat prices surge

By Mark Godfrey, in Beijing

Strong seasonal demand in the run-up to Chinese New Year in February, combined with icy weather, has driven up Chinese pork prices and raised concerns about inflation in China.


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