Brazil bans 3 growth promoters for pig production

Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA) has prohibited 3 growth promoters, being; tylosin, tiamulin and lincomycin, for use in swine production. Normative Instruction nº 1 of 2020 banned the usage of these performance enhancing additives definitively. Brazil’s pig industry is already prepared Charli Ludtke, technical director of the Brazilian Pig Production Association (ABCS), stated that she would not expect a huge effect from this measure. She said, “Brazil’s pig sector has already been ready for that rule, so we do not see a huge impact. Our industry has…

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Brazilian pork and poultry update: Markets focused on overseas sales

Poultrymeat prices recovered slightly in the final week of June while pork prices held on to recent gains. Wholesale prices for chicken meat recovered some of the losses recorded the previous week – driven by the good pace of exports.  In the first three weeks of June, the average flow of shipments of fresh chicken meat increased by 19.5% compared to the previous month to 19,090 tonnes per day, according to data from the foreign trade secretariat (SECEX).  Many Brazilian meatpackers are prioritizing sales to overseas markets because of a…

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