WEEKLY PIG INDUSTRY REVIEW BY DR. ABRAHAM W27

Dear readers,        Some good news from the industry: Events calendar: Arts and crafts: Crazy The problems continue for the Vion group: the Dutch Veterinary Authority  has temporarily suspended the recognition of slaughterhouse Vion Boxtel to export to a number of export markets outside the EU, mainly Asia. Speaking about Asia: the decline in China’s […]

WEEKLY PIG INDUSTRY REVIEW BY DR. ABRAHAM W26

Dear readers,        We always look for some good news from our industry: Events calendar: Denmark The awaited raise of the pig prices ended up in decreasing piglet prices. It is one way to generate better income for the pig producers… In Germany more and more pig farmers are emptying their stables, as shown by […]

WEEKLY PIG INDUSTRY REVIEW BY DR. ABRAHAM W25

Dear readers, With the European football championship advancing and tourists roaming to the beaches again, we are looking for good news in the pig industry: Events calendar: Arts and crafts: Human I got a lot of questions from pig industry players related to  the Chinese “anti-dumping” investigation on European pork. My thoughts on this: it’s […]

WEEKLY PIG INDUSTRY REVIEW BY DR. ABRAHAM W24

Dear readers, The weather is good, the European football championship has started, let’s see some other good things for our industry: Events calendar: Arts and crafts: From Paris to Berlin            The European parliamentary elections have shown the decreasing popularity of the greens, compensated by the resurrection of the extremist parties. Food is part of […]

WEEKLY PIG INDUSTRY REVIEW BY DR. ABRAHAM W23

Dear readers,        Let’s see some good news from the pig industry: Events calendar: Fire             The pig producers were waiting the increase of the German reference price for a long time. With several occasions(Easter, 1 of May) the expectations have not been reached, now we were hoping for the increase due to the start […]

WEEKLY PIG INDUSTRY REVIEW BY DR. ABRAHAM W22

Dear readers, Let’s see some good news from the swine industry: Events calendar: Your Decision Why is so important to properly control also the passenger flow, as we see the Taiwanese example? An outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) occurred on May 21 on a farm with 1,577 susceptible animals in Cheorwon, Gangwon-do, South Korea. […]

WEEKLY PIG INDUSTRY REVIEW BY DR. ABRAHAM W21

Dear readers, Looking for some good news in the pig industry? Read below: Events calendar: Nice to Meet You In the European market, we can see some seasonal and strategic price evolutions. While still looking to the German reference quotation, some national prices evolve regardless to it.             Maybe the most interesting evolution is in […]

WEEKLY PIG INDUSTRY REVIEW BY DR. ABRAHAM W20

Dear readers,            Some recent positive developments in our industry: Events calendar: Amsterdam             I had a lot of personal meetings with owners, managers involved in our industry in the last weeks. The main subject was the German reference price for the pigs. This price is still used in many countries, but how long and […]

WEEKLY PIG INDUSTRY REVIEW BY DR. ABRAHAM W19

Dear readers, Let’s see some good news from our industry: Events calendar: Kebab             The pig industry of Europe has been influenced in the last 20 years by the evolution of two markets: China and Germany.             China was the major export market and determined profitability of the whole industry, when demand was high. The […]

WEEKLY PIG INDUSTRY REVIEW BY DR. ABRAHAM W18

Dear readers, Some recent good news from our industry are collected below: Events calendar: The Italian The German reference price of the pigs has been unchanged for over 2 months. The level is good, but there was higher expectation since last year’s evolution. Vion’s exit from the German market has left some extra pigs to […]