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RUSSIA BANS US PORK IMPORTS INTO COUNTRY SO HOW CAN IT BENEFIT AUSTRALIA

THE BANNING OF AMERICAN PORK INTO RUSSIA MAY PRODUCE OPPORTUNITIES FOR AUSTRALIA

Russia bans US pork, beef imports over ractopamine
Russia will ban U.S. pork and beef imports starting on Feb. 11 over concerns about ractopamine, a feed additive used in North America to boost growth and leanness that is increasingly controversial overseas, according to Rosselkhoznadzor.

17 EU countries are not sow stall compliant
Only 10 EU member states are now fully compliant with the implementation of the group sow housing rules, while 17 countries continue to flout the law, according to the EU Agriculture Council

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Outlook on Latin American feed ingredients for 2013
There are good corn and soybean harvests in South America, but there was a drought in the U.S.; the price of fishmeal is rising, so the supply of rendering products is again attractive to the poultry industry. So where do amino acids come in?

Global pork prices to fall on limited growth in consumption
While global pork prices began 2013 at historically strong levels, some weakness in prices late in the first quarter and into the second quarter are estimated due to pressures on production and limited growth in global consumption levels, according to Rabobank’s latest report. 2013 pork prices will be impacted by swing factors, including how much European production will decline due to sow pen regulations; China’s appetite for import; and whether U.S. production will continue to expand, despite the spike in feed costs.
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EU pig production and income predictions for 2012-2020
The contraction in the pig herd in 2011 compared to 2010 (-1.7 percent), and more markedly in breeding sows (-3.2 percent), generates a marginal decline in EU pig meat production in 2012 (-0.4 percent), according to a recent study “Prospects for Agricultural Markets and Income in the EU 2012-2022.”

World Pork Expo celebrates 25th anniversary, June 5-7
World Pork Expo, the world’s largest pork trade show is celebrating its 25th anniversary, June 5- 7 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa.

Hog carcass valuations shifting to include fifth quarter products
Over the last few years, the valuation of hog and animal carcasses has shifted from prime cuts to processing cuts and fifth quarter products. This trend is driven by changing consumer preference for processed products, fast rising economic welfare and preference for animal byproducts in Asia, new applications for animal byproducts and lower availability of sow meat.
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February 9th, 2013
Topic: ADDITIVES CHEMICALS FERTILIZERS, PESTS DISEASES BACTERIA VIRUSES, Pigs Tags: , , , ,

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