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US production set to boom in 2015

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Read our analysis of prospects for the US market in the coming year

Throughout 2014, the US pig industry was dominated by the impact of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea Virus (PEDv). This led to a dramatic rise in piglet mortality, reducing pork supplies and taking prices to new highs. Although PEDv is still around, the number of cases so far this winter has been much lower. Assuming this remains the case, the situation in the US industry is likely to be very different in 2015.

To read our analysis of prospects for the US market in the coming year, click here.