Canadian farmers had 11.8 million hogs on their farms as of April 1, up 1.4% from the same date in 2010, despite a 3.5% reduction in the number of hog operations, according to Statistics Canada.
Sow inventories remained unchanged from April 1, 2010, at 1.3 million head. In addition, farmers anticipated no significant changes in the number of sows expected to farrow during the second and third quarters of 2011.
Approximately 5.5 million hogs were slaughtered during the first quarter, down 2.8% from a year earlier, and 1.4 million hogs were exported, down 3.6% from the same period in 2010.
While Canadian hog and pig inventory is up, the most recent pig crop is down with fewer sows farrowing
Goal is to explore approaches to help US pork meet growing international consumer demand
As part of an agreement reached with US Department of Justice, Tyson will let go of boars, outs and sows business to proceed with acquisition of Hillshire Brands
All suppliers of company’s animal-derived products will have to comply with tougher standards
Third quarter of 2014 is the largest in terms of Danish pig production since 2011
World Trade Organization expected to release its ruling to the public in late September or October
After reaching agreement with Department of Justice and completing tender offer of Hillshire stock shares, two companies ready to become one
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