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Tuesday, July 22, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Hardy Cattle Celebrated For Landscape Maintenance
UK - The Luing Cattle Society is holding its annual open day in England for the first ever time this year....
View news from Tunisia FMD Outbreaks in Tunisian Farms Affect Cattle
TUNISIA - The Tunisian veterinary authorities have reported seven outbreaks of foot and mouth disease at farms in Sfax, Jendouba, Kairouan, Mannouba and Medenine....
View news from Global Dutch Welfare Research Receives Humane Slaughter Award
GLOBAL - The Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) has announced the winner of its 2014 award for significant advances in humane slaughter as Dr Bert Lambooij of Wageningen University....
View news from United States CME: Combined Meat Production in Mid-July Below Year Ago Levels
US - Combined beef, pork and poultry production for week ending 19 July was an estimated 1.654 billion pounds, some 90 million pounds (- 5 per cent) below year ago levels, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
View news from Netherlands Utrecht to Host Veterinary Nutrition Conference
THE NETHERLANDS - Registration is open for the European Society of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition (ESVCN) congress will be held in Utrecht in September 2014....
View news from United Kingdom NFU 'Delighted' at Defra’s £400 Million Food Procurement Plans
UK - Following the launch of Defra’s £400million ‘A Plan for Public Procurement’ (Monday), NFU Deputy President Minette Batters said the plan was a significant step in the right direction to Government backing British Farming....
View news from United Kingdom Expert Animal Welfare Visit For Lancashire Plant
UK - Leading meat processor Dunbia has hosted a visit by world renowned animal behaviour and welfare expert Dr Temple Grandin PhD at their Sawley plant....
Monday, July 21, 2014
View news from United States Weekly Cattle Summary: Demand Playing Part in High Prices
US - Shoppers are buying more meat and beef this year and exporters are shipping more beef abroad, according to the University of Missouri's Ron Plain and Scott Brown. ...
View news from China China Lifts Ban on Brazilian Beef
CHINA/BRAZIL - China has lifted its ban on exports of Brazilian beef put in place following the discovery of a case of BSE in Paraná in December 2012....
View news from New Zealand New Zealand Dairymen Negative, Beef and Sheep Farmers Positive
NEW ZEALAND – Producer group Federated Farmers of New Zealand has reported a ‘slump’ in dairy farmer confidence in its latest Farm Confidence Survey....
View news from United States CME: Cow Slaughter Still Running Below Year Ago Levels
US - Cow slaughter continues to run significantly below year ago levels on improving moisture conditions in key production areas and above average pasture conditions, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
View news from United States Tyson Starts Process to Buy Hillshire Brands
US - Tyson Foods has started the process to buy Hillshire Brands....
View news from United Kingdom Beef Supplies Drop But Demand Stays Low
UK – Northern Irish beef markets are reporting tighter supplies of cattle for slaughter with demand ‘remaining subdued’....
View news from China Meat Safety Concerns Hit Chinese Fast Food Supplier
CHINA - Meat products supplied by Shanghai Husi Food Co. to global fast-food chains in China have been withdrawn from the market following an investigation that revealed the re-labelling of chicken and beef beyond their shelf-life....
View news from United Kingdom Science Minister Announces 'War Cabinet' to Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance
UK - BBSRC is part of a cross-council initiative backed by eight government bodies and the Wellcome Trust to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR) on all fronts....
Friday, July 18, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Pork, Lamb and Beef Production Up In June
UK – Pork, beef and sheep production increased in June, latest slaughter statistics for the UK show....
View news from United Kingdom Community Service and Fines for Owners Who Neglected Pregnant Horses and Cattle
UK - Two horse owners, who pleaded guilty last month to seven charges relating to the neglect of a group of horses, and cattle, were sentenced at Cannock Magistrates Court in Staffordshire this week. ...
View news from New Zealand New Zealand Exports Rise in Value
NEW ZEALAND - Despite the high New Zealand dollar, particularly during the main export months of January to June, there was an increase in the average value for lamb, mutton and beef/veal....
View news from European Union Copa-Cogeca Calls for Stronger Action to Combat Unfair Practices
EU - European agriculture sector organisation Copa-Cogeca has welcomed the fact that the European Commission has recognised that abusive and unfair practices are present in the food chain....
View news from United Kingdom MEPs Commit to Backing British Farming
UK - NFU President Meurig Raymond has visited Strasbourg to rally support from MEPs to sign the ‘Back British Farming EU Pledge.’ ...
View news from Australia MLA: Weekly 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 United States NFU Asks for Clarity on Key Points Under WOTUS Rule
US - In a letter sent on Thursday (17 July) to US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy, National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson asked for more information about which bodies of water would be deemed jurisdictional...
View news from United States Cattle Futures: Small Trading Ranges Signal Major Price Move As Expected
US - A major price move was expected and it came yesterday, reports Jim Wyckoff, TheCattleSite analyst. ...
Thursday, July 17, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Replace Reduce Refine – Way Forward for Antibiotic Use
ANALYSIS - A framework for replacement, reduction and refinement needs to be established for the responsible use of antimicrobials along the supply chain....
View news from United States Fight Heat Stress in Transition Barns and Beef Cattle
US - Summer brings added costs for cattlemen, but cooling cows in hot and humid weather pays off in the long run and should be done across more animals....
View news from United Kingdom Clear Interest for West Country Beef and Lamb
UK – Meat sold under the protected geographical indication status of West Country beef and lamb has been met with clear demand, an audience of producers has heard....
View news from Global Animal Feed Additives Market Expected to Reach $20 Billion by 2020
GLOBAL - According to a new research report by Allied Market Research, the global animal feed additives market was valued at $14.9 billion in 2013 and is estimated to reach $20 billion, registering a growth of 4.2 per cent during 2013 - 2020....
View news from United States Cattle Futures: Is a Market Top in Place This Week?
US - Bulls have faded this week, suggesting a market top is in place, writes TheCattleSite analyst, Jim Wyckoff. ...
 
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