The coronavirus has had a huge impact on daily life from the man on the street to businesses. And the pig production sector, even more essential than ever, has not gone unscathed. Keep up-to-date.
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In May, various pig innovations were presented.
As US packing plants struggle with a historic pig backlog, euthanasia continues.
The outbreaks were reported in Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina and Paraná, all in the south.
A Vion slaughterhouse in the Dutch city of Groenlo was closed down last week.
Pigs are not susceptible for SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent of Covid-19.
Iowa, the nation’s top hog-producing state, has managed so far to avoid large-scale euthanasia.
Between January and April 2020, the sector shipped 280,800 tonnes of pork.
New tests in German pig slaughterhouses indicate that there are no further infections with Covid-19.
Backyard farms in Russia may increase pork production amid the continuing Covid-19 pandemic.
US packing plants are now in their second month of required continued operation under US law.