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Russian pig production has increased 1.3 times in the last 5 years

  • 15 Jul 11:56

Russian pig production has increased 1.3 times in the last 5 years The Russian pig industry is actively developing, raising investors' interest. Over the past 5 years, the industry's output has increased 1.3 times by 1.2 million tons. The level of self-sufficiency in 2019 reached 103%. The positive trend has continued this year: in January-March pig production from all categories of farms totaled 1.28 million tons, which is 11.3% or 130,600 tons more than for the same period last year. According to forecasts by the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia,by 2025 production volume is expected to increase by at least 760,000 tons. The industry faces the important task oftransitioning from accelerated import substitution to. Read more...

Russia fails in promoting pork in the domestic market

  • 21 Jan 10:11

Russia fails in promoting pork in the domestic market Neither the National Pig Producers Association or the National Meat Producers Association are involved in national advertising campaigns promoting pork consumption, says a foreign observer. While Russian pig production is growing, domestic consumption stays low and export markets remain closed due to the ASF situation in the country. Pig price is currently 82 Roubles ($1.34) per kg liveweight, with only Canada and the US reporting lower prices, observes Simon Grey, General Manager Russia CIS and Europe, Genesus. "The reason is the local supply and demand. Production in Russia continues to increase and demand in Russia is virtually static due to weak growth. Read more...

Wrapping up December: What’s new in the world of pigs?

  • 23 Dec 00:38

Wrapping up December: What’s new in the world of pigs? A lot of innovations saw the light in the pig business just before the end of the year. What about a new sow body condition app, various vaccines, a cleaning agent or a new ASF diagnostics test? Tracking body conditioning of sows with Beyer’s app Bayer’sBCS SowDition appmeasures and tracks the body condition of sows. The smartphone app allows farmers to easily store, track and analyse their sow and herd health in one tool. In 4 steps the app estimates the body score, removing the subjective bias of visual scoring. This information is also stored and classified according to the reproductive stage the sow is in and her parity, allowing users to track. Read more...

Russian pig production grows 4,7% in 9 months

  • 31 Oct 09:54

Russian pig production grows 4,7% in 9 months The highest growth rate was registered in the following regions: Pskov, Belgorod, Voronezh, Kursk, Lipetsk and Krasnodar territory. Slaughter pig production grew 4.7% in January-September 2019 to 3.55 million tons (+157.9 thousand tons y/y) in all categories of farms. Export of pork meat was also on rise and amounted to 31.6 thousand tons (including shipments to EAEU), which is 43.5% more than for the same period in 2018. Currently, the key factors influencing the development of all domestic livestock production are the formation of a modern pedigree base, the development of logistics, the strengthening of veterinary protection and rising export. Read more...

Pig production leading the meat production growth in Russia

  • 3 Oct 10:32

Pig production leading the meat production growth in Russia Production of pigs (live weight) in agricultural enterprises of the Russian Federation in August amounted to 357.8 thousand tons, which is 5.5% more than in August last year, the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) reports For 8 months of 2019, pig production increased by 5.3%. Pig sector remains the leader in terms of production growth in the meat market of the Russian Federation. Cattle production in August remained at the level of August last year - 78.9 thousand tons. Over 8 months, growth was 1.8%. In August, poultry farmers increased production by 1.5%, to 498.2 thousand tons. In January-August, indicators decreased by 0.2%. In. Read more...

Pork production in Russia increased by 7.5 percent

  • 29 May 10:14

Pork production in Russia increased by 7.5 percent From January to April 2019 pig production for slaughter in live weight increased by 7.5% compared to the same period 2018, according to the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, the total increase in the Russian pig sector for four months of this year is estimated at 96.4 thousand tons. The main share is accounted for Belgorod, Pskov, Voronezh,. Read more...

US pig production is raising by 3%

  • 5 Apr 11:28

US pig production is raising by 3% The quarterly report on hogs and pigs released by the US Department of Agriculture shows that the inventory of swine totalled 72.9 million head, up 3% from the number registered in the first quarter of 2017. 66.7 million of the hogs and pigs were market ready, a gain of 3 percent over 2017, but down 1 percent from the last quarter, according to the statistics kept by USDA. Iowa reported the largest inventory of hogs and pigs among the states (22.6 million head). North Carolina and Minnesota followed with the second and third largest inventories with 8.90 million and 8.50 million head, respectively. Analysts from Rabo AgriFinance believed that lower prices for feed during. Read more...

Russian pig industry warning issued

  • 20 Nov 10:25

Russian pig industry warning issued Russian pig industry warning issued.Nearly ussia will. Read more...

China worries about pigs as floods continue

  • 9 Aug 08:05

China worries about pigs as floods continue The Chinese government is increasingly worried about food safety due to floods that have been occurring in large parts of the country since June. Chinese state news agencyXinhuareported that ever since the onset of the floods, “millions of domestic animals have been washed away in flooding.” •Anhui province, inland from Shanghai, is known to be one of the worst-hit areas. The press agency speaks of about 80,000 pigs and more than 12 million chickens and ducks having been carried off by floodwaters. • InHubei province, more than 80,000 pigs and over 3.6 million chickens and ducks died; • InJiangxi province, about 5.2 million chickens. Read more...

Top five breeding challenges in China

  • 28 Jul 11:11

Producing pigs in China can be a challenge for even the best producers. The challenges related to pig production are endless starting with health issues, management issues, feed quality and much more. Which are the five that jump out? 1. Turnover of staff Most pig producers in China have a problem with turnover of farm staff. At some of the farms we visited, the turnover can hit 100% per year. As the development from backyard to large scale commercial farms is occurring, producers are afraid of contamination of new diseases. Therefore, the new large scale farms are built with a dormitory where the staff live for a shorter or longer time without being able to leave the. Read more...