As the fight against ASF continues, pig traders in the Philippines are putting salt in the wound. They are driving down farm gate prices by spreading misinformation about the severity of ASF.
Genetics company Genus, the mother company of breeder PIC, has completed a next step in the research to pigs resistant to Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS).
43.8 million pigs were slaughtered in Germany last year. This is 3.3 million or 7% less than in 2022, according to the latest figures of the German Federal Statistical Office (Destatis).
The Russian Ministry of Agriculture said Tuesday it had shipped 200,000 tons of grain in humanitarian aid to six African nations, fulfilling the Kremlin's pledge to the continent last July.
Russian pig farmers brace themselves for a tussle with US and European companies in China in 2024, according to business organisations.
Producer economic losses are heavy in the US swine industry, and throughout 2023, there were substantial farm and slaughter plant closures in both the US and Canada.
Research suggests that private farm assurance schemes produce slow and incremental improvements in broiler welfare standards but do not lead to dynamic and entrepreneurial changes often promoted.
Known for their strangely large feet, Dong Tao chicken has for generations been a delicacy in Vietnam and mostly consumed during the Lunar New Year holiday.
Breeding high-quality beeves has been an effective model applied in the northern province of Hung Yen, which has greatly benefited local farmers.