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The U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed the deadly hog virus African swine fever in samples from pigs in the Dominican Republic, the agency said on Wednesday, fueling concerns about the disease creeping closer to the United States. The positive tests represent the first detection of the disease in the Americas in about 40 years, according […] The post Dominican Republic Confirmed Positive for African Swine Fever appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. ”more
Thu, Jul 29, 2021
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California’s Proposition 12 has survived a challenge in a federal appeals court brought by the National Pork Producers Council and American Farm Bureau Federation, which alleged it imposed excessive costs on out-of-state pork producers who will have to comply with the law’s animal housing requirements. “For dormant Commerce Clause purposes, laws that increase compliance costs, […] The post Federal Appeals Court Rejects National Pork Producer Council, Farm Bureau’s Prop. 12 Challenge appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. ”more
Thu, Jul 29, 2021
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Great volatility in Chinese hog and pork prices is rippling through the global market. China’s slaughter rates were unexpectedly high in Q2, pushing pork production up 35.9% YOY in 1H, according to official data. The sudden supply increase resulted in a sharp price decline and negative results in both farming and trading in 1H, pointing […] The post Rabobank Pork Quarterly Q3 2021: Looking for Growth Amid Uncertainties appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. ”more
Thu, Jul 29, 2021
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Market showing signs of a change of direction. Outside days, reversals, & breaking trend lines could contribute evidence of the turn. Increasing volume would confirm the change whereas decreasing volume would indicate the move is temporary. Walt Breitinger, Breitinger & Sons,  Commodity Futures Brokers 800.411.FUTURES (3888) www.indianafutures.com The post Hogs broke upward pattern appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. ”more
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
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Pig health routinely becomes part of the discussion when producers are looking for improved performance of their populations.    The post A Technical Perspective on Herd Health Programs appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. ”more
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
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