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Friday, October 31, 2014
View news from Italy Bluetongue Rife, Over 400 Sheep Dead in Italy
ITALY – Southern and central Italian livestock farms have been hit hard by a wave of over 1300 Bluetongue cases this month resulting in 459 sheep deaths....
View news from Canada US Embryo Agreement to Benefit Canada’s Herd
CANADA - Canada’s cattle industry is set for a competitive boost following a new agreement allowing US bovine genetics to pass into the country....
View news from United Kingdom NFU Gives Reassurance Over New Farm Payments IT System
UK - The NFU says it is critical Government proves it has a robust new IT system in place to administer farm payments from next year....
View news from United States Market Analyst: Record Set As Beef Prices Outpace Pork
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo comments on this weeks livestock markets, for Global Commodity Analytics....
View news from United Kingdom Merck Animal Health Launches First Transdermal Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug for Cattle
US - Merck Animal Health has introduced FINADYNE® Transdermal (flunixin meglumine) Pour-on solution which delivers consistent efficacy proven to reduce pyrexia (fever) associated with bovine respiratory disease (BRD). ...
View news from United States Corn Prices Expected to Edge Up, Could Pressure Fed Cattle Bids in 2015
US - Recent lower prices in corn could translate into fewer planted acres in 2015, potentially putting pressure on bids for beef cattle next year. ...
View news from Australia Weekly Australian Cattle Summary
AUSTRALIA - The following report is a collection of market summaries from the previous week across Australia's territories from analysts at Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
View news from Australia Weekly Australian Cattle Summary
AUSTRALIA - The following report is a collection of market summaries from the previous week across Australia's territories from analysts at Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
View news from Russian Federation Solid Showing by Miratorg
RUSSIA - Russian meat and agrifood giant, Miratorg, has recorded solid operational results for the first nine months of the year....
View news from China Chinese Farm Produce Prices Continue to Fall
CHINA - The prices of major farm products in China fell slightly last week according to a survey of 36 large and medium-sized cities carried out by the Ministry of Commerce....
Thursday, October 30, 2014
View news from Chile Chile Puts Spotlight on Bovine TB
CHILE – Chilean government officials have committed to improving animal health standards, starting with a national symposium on controlling bovine tuberculosis....
View news from United Kingdom Union Disappointment at EU Beef Calf Scheme Decision
SCOTLAND - The European Union has ruled out Scotland front-loading payments made under the new Beef Calf Scheme that would have supported smaller beef producers, crofters and new entrants....
View news from Canada $2.46 Million Donation to Fund a New Canadian Feed Research Center
CANADA - A grand opening ceremony on Friday, 24 October, 2014, recognised Cargill’s animal nutrition business in Western Canada for its $2.46 million contribution to the Canadian Feed Research Center (CFRC) in North Battleford....
View news from Paraguay Bullish About Paraguay Beef Potential
ANALYSIS – Paraguay’s historically high beef exports this year will strengthen, breaking records in 2015, market analysts are predicting....
View news from Ireland Beef Restrictions Unjustified and Unnecessary
IRELAND – Beef roundtable negotiations on Irish cattle specifications should review the 30 month requirement and weight limits on bulls, insists a farm spokesperson....
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Owners Urged to Keep Dogs Under Control Around Livestock
UK - Dog walkers may enjoy the autumn but vigilance is needed around livestock to avoid costly accidents, especially at mating and when animals are in early pregnancy, warns the National Farmers Union....
View news from United States Will The US Cattle Prices Last?
US - US cattle farmers enjoying record high beef prices have one concern – competition from other proteins come spring 2015....
View news from United States Experts to Address Changing Ag Market Conditions on Friday
US - Agricultural economists from Purdue University will offer farmers and livestock producers some timely guidance on rapidly changing market conditions and a look ahead to the 2015 season in a free webinar this Friday (31 October)....
View news from New Zealand Government Help Vital to Keep Dam Project Affordable
NEW ZEALAND - A New Zealand farm body is lobbying the government to support a new dam project in the south island’s northern district....
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
View news from Australia El Nino Outlook Neutral for Australia
AUSTRALIA – The chance of an El Nino is at 50 per cent, which is still double the normal likelihood, says the Bureau of Meteorology....
View news from United Kingdom Delivering Sustainable Intensification for the Future
UK - Farming for the future - delivering sustainable intensification, is the theme of this year’s National Farm Management Conference to be staged in London on Wednesday 26 November....
Monday, October 27, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Maintain Investment in Northern Ireland’s World-class Veterinary Science Research Urges BVA
UK - Northern Ireland’s excellence in research and development (R&D) must be maintained through continued investment, British Veterinary Association (BVA) President John Blackwell has said in his speech to guests at BVA’s annual dinner at Stormont....
View news from United Kingdom Cattle, Sheep Farmers Wanted For Genetics Survey
UK – Red meat levy board EBLEX is calling on sheep and beef breeders to take part in a national genetic improvement survey....
View news from United States USDA Moving in Right Direction on COOL
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson said that the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) recent ruling on Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) clearly shows US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is headed in right direction....
View news from United States Cattle Outlook: Fed Cattle Set Another Record
US - Thursday's 5-area average climbed almost $5 on the prior week to break record highs depsite a drop in cutout price. ...
View news from United States Insect Meal Could be the Future of Animal Feed
US - As demand for meat, milk and dairy products grows, the issue of what to feed livestock becomes more critical because of the limited availability of natural resources, ongoing climate change issues and competition between human food, animal feed and...
View news from Ireland Irish Farmers Protest over Beef Prices
IRELAND - Irish farmers have called a countrywide 24-hour beef price protest....
View news from Belgium Lessons For Dairy Calves in Belgian Blue Management
BELGIUM - Key dairy calf management practices can be informed by observing how Belgian Blue calves are reared, says a Belgian cattle expert....
 
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