Pulled pork sliders a winning dinner

THE ‘Get some pork on your fork’ campaign is continuing its focus on communicating easy mid-week dinner winners to our target audience of time-poor families with children, and the new TV commercial ‘Sliders’ airs on May 1. Pulled pork sliders This new commercial shows an everyday family creating pulled-pork sliders at home and gives viewers…

Five freedoms domain of healthy debate

AFTER digesting a delectable animal welfare piece in an April edition of Pig Progress by Monique Pairis-Garcia, veterinarian and associate professor at North Carolina State University in the US, I thought I’d review the RSPCA’s view on the Five Freedoms Animal Welfare model and how it’s standing up to the increasingly observed Five Domains model.…

Cost of feral pigs to producers

Feral pigs cause significant economic losses to agricultural production and, while there are many anecdotal reports of individual impacts to farmers, regional-scale costs have not been well documented. In many instances, the limited resources that are available are preferentially being applied to support on-ground management programs to control feral pig populations, rather than routine monitoring…

May 2022

May 2022 edition headlines Cost of feral pigs to producers Committed to ensuring high animal welfare standards Pork Industry Calendar of Events Turning waste into drinking water Five freedoms domain of healthy debate Term ‘pork-barreling’ started as a joke Aerator upgrade for safer and better aeratio AusScan Monthly Early Harvest Report for March 202 Traceability…

April 2022

April 2022 edition headlines JEV and feral pigs Resolve and resilience tested War – the ultimate farming challenge Commercialisation project application call Sometimes size matters too much Celebrating women in pork Australia’s chief veterinary officer’s JEV message QFF welcomes new CEO Small Batch make a mark QPCG Industry Day in June Surety and security Strong…

March 2022

March 2022 edition headlines No more porkies – increased protection for meat labelling 2022 global meat trade Trapping standards for feral pigs Leadership leanings and learnings Industry’s EAD representatives for 2022 First mass administered erysipelas vaccine for pigs Pig production seasonality 2022 Raising a stink Working with industry to deliver sustainability framework Queensland pork scene…

February 2022

February 2022 edition headlines Island neighbours funded to fight African swine fever Safe pork supply chain Assisting newborn piglets to increase survival and growth Profiling prominent pork people Piggery pumps pros and cons APL program inspiring butcher shop owners Supporting a future of higher welfare learning Next on the Menu Season Two JBS Australia officially…

January 2022

January 2022 edition headlines Pig waste turned into clean and green power What does 2022 have in store Seeing is believing with feral pigs D’Orsogna a worthy winner AusScan Early Harvest Report Immunocastration benefits APL’s Pan Pacific Pork Expo 2022 cancelled Producer relations and industry insights Gorman-Rupp pump solves blockage issue Insight into Stockyard Industries…