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A few words from John Strak, the Editor of Whole Hog....

We have been publishing Whole Hog Brief every month since 1999 and there are several ways to access our charts/tables.

We put our Latest Headlines on the site from the most recent issue of Whole Hog Brief so you will know what we are covering this month - we suggest you register on the site and we will email you when these headlines are changed each month as new issues are published. You can also follow our Editor's Tweets by following @johnstrak

The Editor's Blog is refreshed 2 or 3 times a month depending on the news and we Tweet from @johnstrak when a new Blog is published - and we email those registered on our site. 

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Dr John Strak, Editor Whole Hog


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Whole Hog Brief Issue 195, April 2011
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Whole Hog Brief Issue 195, April 2011

Price: £50.00

The front page of the April 2011 issue reports the latest US Hogs and Pigs data.  Page 2 describes the most recent pig performance metrics from the Danish Pig Research Centre. Page 3 describes how the global pig price cycle is setting new records for price peaks.  Page 4 reviews the USDA's GAIN report on the Chinese pig industry. Page 5 describes the EU's pig prices latest changes as prices go through the roof. On Page 6 Polish  exports and imports are analysed. The early 2011 trade data on page 7 show that Canadian exports are off to a slow start. Page 8 demonstrates that he USA's exporters have started the year with strong sales of pork in Japan and South Korea. Page 9 details a possible turnaround in Australian trade.  Page 10 records the Japanese market's in 2010 and on the same page South Korea's imports for early 2011 and the impact of foot and mouth disease are reviewed. News in Short on page 11 covers the latest moves on clenbuterol in China, JSR's pigs flying to China, a new logo for French pork products, the USDA's forecasts of Australian production, the latest BPEX survey of producers' confidence, and outbreaks of FMD in Taiwan, and ASF in Russia. The back page sets out Company News from; Cherkizovo for the full year ending December 2010, Cranswick, and from the Hilton Food Group. The Global Price Monitor with prices for 17 countries is also presented on page 12.