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Philippines expands market for lower-tariff pork imports

The Philippine Department of Agriculture has expanded market coverage of pork imported under lower...

ASF surfaces in Sintang, West Kalimantan

ASF has surfaced in Sintang Regency, West Kalimantan, Indonesia, killing 151 pigs and threatening...
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Thaifoods to implement digital technology at GGP farm

Thailand’s Thaifoods Nucleus Genetics (TFNG) will introduce RFID technology at its new GGP farm...

Sabah declares ASF outbreaks in three more districts

Authorities in Sabah, East Malaysia have declared ASF outbreaks in three more districts: Papar,...

Shipping costs will fall and supply chain will recover

While higher shipping costs and longer delivery times have fractured supply chains, costs will...

Vietnam initiates urgent solutions to improve pig prices

Vietnam's government is working to improve pig prices, which have fallen to the lowest...
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Vietnam has potential to become Southeast Asian feed hub

Following significant investments from global feed concentrate and additive companies, Vietnam could become a...

Pork oversupply in China seen in Q4 2021-Q1 2022

Pork prices in China are down, but an expected oversupply is on the horizon...

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Pig price plunges in Vietnam, farmers urge import cut

Pig price in Vietnam has been declining over the past quarter due to the pandemic....

CP Pokphand expects USD15-20m loss

CP Pokphand expects a consolidated loss of USD 15-20 million for January-September 2021 period,...

Vietnam has potential to become Southeast Asian feed hub

Following significant investments from global feed concentrate and additive companies, Vietnam could become a...

Featured Articles

Addressing the concerns of online meat shoppers

The Covid-19 pandemic did not usher in online meat shopping, but it was instrumental in driving its rapid growth. Limited by movement restrictions and lockdowns, many consumers turned to the internet to buy practically everything, including raw meat. Realizing the...

Is all-in-all-out management necessary?

All-in-all-out (AIAO) management is essential in minimizing disease spread on a farm, among other things. Yet, many pig producers are reluctant to implement it....
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Thaifoods grasps opportunities from ASF crisis

As countries in Asia continue to deal with ASF, Thaifoods Group sees opportunities for its pig business, writes PAYUNGSAK WIRIYABUNDITKUL. For Phet Nantavisai, Executive Vice-President...

Featured Technical Advice

Guanidino acetic acid improves performance, carcass quality in swine

BALACHANDAR JAYARAMAN, PRADEEP KRISHNAN and LUKAS BAUER* discuss how a natural creatine precursor guanidino acetic acid supplies creatine, ensuring that high energy demanding cells (particularly muscles) are supplied sufficiently, improving the performance and carcass quality of finisher pigs. What is...
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Sulfur and sulfate in diets – is it a concern?

ALESSANDRA MONTEIRO, ARTURO PIÑON and PASCAL PEU* explain that although sulfur is an essential nutrient in swine diets, it is associated with hydrogen sulfide...

Yeast probiotics as alternative to reduce antibiotics

Supplementing sows’ diets with yeast has been shown to help manipulate bacteria in their gut, thereby encouraging beneficial bacteria to colonize the piglet’s gut...

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Asian Pork Magazine focuses on the techniques and business of commercial pig production. The magazine covers pig breeding, husbandry, feeding, health, and marketing for the farming community, nutritionists, veterinarians, feedmillers, processors, retailers, and input suppliers.

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Latest Issues: Content & Access

September/October 2021 issue

Symbiotic Foods pushes for biosecure commercial farming; Yeast probiotics as an alternative solution to reduce antibiotics; Non-AGP pork opens opportunities for Nathalia Farm; Piglet health starts in the gut; Is all-in-all-out management necessary?; Guanidino acetic acid improves performance and carcass quality in swine; Sulfur and sulfate in diets - is it a concern?; and much more . . .

July/August 2021 issue

Thaifoods grasps opportunities from ASF crisis; New approach to prevent coccidiosis and anemia; Lowering costs and cutting waste with liquid feed; Optimize nutrient efficiency for better pig performance; Slow recovery for Indonesia’s pig industry; Market dynamics of ASF - the opportunity for those that remain clear; MANAGEMENT MATTERS: Managing your costs matters; and much more....

May/June 2021 issue

Kerala pig farmer studies feed options as ASF looms; Australian barley, wheat and sorghum as alternative grains in pig diets in Asia; It’s not just another pig farm at Betagro; Copper metabolism and growth promotion - is there a relation?; Should AGP be banned in pig production?; Immune optimization through micro-nutrient nutrition; MANAGEMENT MATTERS: Managing your piglet’s creep matters; Biosecurity and strong immunity key to addressing ASF; and much more....

March/April 2021 issue

Berkcious succeeds with differentiation; Nutrigenomics – feeding genes; Rebuilding the pig industry beyond ASF; How zearalenone impacts reproductive performance in pigs; Pandemic a ‘blessing in disguise’ for Akos Farm; The importance of birthweight; Management of your farrowing heat mat matters; and much more....

January/February 2021 issue

Sumber Pakis boosts its pig genetics; Micro-enteral nutrition concept for piglets gaining ground in Asia; Viruses continue to influence pork market despite recovery; DL-Methionine - Quality excellence and improved performance in pigs; Is there still room for pig smallholders?; MANAGEMENT MATTERS: Management of the toilet matter; and much more....

November/December 2020 issue

The Philippine pig industry – where to?; Benefits of applying multi-proteases in piglet diets; Prisma helps smallholders raise income with training and better feed; Sow productivity: reviewing attrition rate; Could SPF pigs be suitable for Asian farm repopulation?; Is dynamic ideal protein ratio a need for immune challenged piglets?; Sow feed intake during lactation and its effect on litter uniformity; and much more....
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Pork Inputs

VTR Bio-tech builds on its expertise in enzyme technology

Guangdong-based VTR Bio-tech, will integrate its feed enzyme business with the industrial enzyme R&D...

Improving the quality of animal proteins, while reducing food loss and waste

There are sufficient calories to feed the global population; however, this is prevented by...

New enzyme delivers greater feed cost savings

Axtra Phy Gold, a novel phytase enzyme from Danisco Animal Nutrition, is claimed to...

Helping tackle anti-microbial resistance

Anti-microbial resistance (AMR) poses a major societal health threat. The misuse and overuse of...

Novus shares importance of young animal nutrition

Novus International recently organized four webinars under the Young Animal Nutrition Series. The objective...

Helping tackle anti-microbial resistance

Anti-microbial resistance (AMR) poses a major societal health threat. The misuse and overuse of...