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Flu Virus Strain Seems to Be Expanding

Mar 31, 2017 by Farm Journal's Pork
The scope of a new strains of influenza for pigs appears to be expanding. The primary influenza season typically runs from late October through early April. Over the last three years, Dr. Susan Detmer, a veterinary path

Brazil Suspends Three More Meat Plants

Mar 28, 2017 by Farm Journal's Pork
Brazil ordered three more food processing plants to suspend production on Monday amid an investigation into alleged corruption in its meat industry as the world's biggest beef exporter sought to regain the trust of cons

CME Lean Hog Futures Extends Losses

Mar 27, 2017 by Farm Journal's Pork
Chicago Mercantile Exchange lean hog future's selloff last Friday carried over into Monday, led by fund liquidation and weaker cash prices, said traders.
April hogs ended 1.625 cents per pound lower at 65.650 cents, and