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Industry Trends, Like Animal Welfare, Drive Hog Slat's Global Business

  • 1 Jul 12:06

David Herring, Vice President of Hog Slat, said global industry trends drive their business and domestic and international offering. "Domestically, over the last four to five years there's been a big push on animal welfare. A lot of farms are converting from gestation crates over to group sow housing," Herring said. Wath the video here. "Globally, we are looking at Eastern Europe or China or even South America, they are adopting the practices that were proved here in the states and growing more of a modernized industry, using the technology and engineering that has been so prevalent [in the US] in the last 25 years." Mr. Herring. Read more...

Avian Flu Challenging Global Trade

  • 1 Jun 11:20

The global case of avian flu has had a big impact on international markets.The global trade streams and prices are expected to remain under pressure for the remainder of 2015, according to Rabobank’s latest Poultry Quarterly Q2 report. The long-term impact may be significant due to several trade bans on breeding stock in importing countries. Producers in countries with balanced markets are continuing to enjoy healthy margins. Global approaches to deal with avian flu are more important than ever. Rabobank expects prices to remain under further pressure in the next months. “Poultry industry fundamentals are facing meaningful headwinds with. Read more...