TheBeefSite.com - news, features, articles and disease information for the beef industry

TheBeefSite Latest News

Search:
Section:
Show results in:
28 July 2016
View news from United States CME: Do Competing Meats Impact on Beef Prices?
US - While expanding supplies have been one of the key factors contributing to the cattle price decline in the last 9 months, it is also important to consider the impact of competing meats and the effect that this has on overall beef demand, write Steve...
View news from European Union Countries Asked to Cut Use of Last-Resort Antibiotic in Animals
EU - The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended that colistin-containing medicines should only be used as a second line treatment in animals and sale should be reduced across the EU....
View news from Global Regional Livestock Policy Aims to Improve Exports for African Farmers
AFRICA - The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa), Africa's largest trading bloc has come up with a livestock development policy for its 19 members, writes Ian Nkala....
View news from Switzerland New Tests Could Protect Cowpat-Eating Animals
SWITZERLAND - Livestock medications can impair beneficial organisms that break down dung, but a new study could show a way to conduct better testing to prevent such harm....
View news from New Zealand New Zealand Gets More Oversight on Live Export Welfare
NEW ZEALAND - New rules that will give the Ministry for Primary Industries greater visibility of the welfare of animals being exported from New Zealand will come into force on 25 August 2016, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has announced....
27 July 2016
View news from United States Expert: US Cattle Markets Can Recover
ANALYSIS - Lower cattle prices have been the story this spring and summer. Beef supply has been large due to heavy placements of heavy calves and the beginning of more females coming to market as herd expansion may be slowing, writes Chris Hurt, from...
View news from United States Trade, Market Volatility Key Priorities for US Cattle Farmers
US - Over 700 cattlemen and women attended the Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting in Denver, Colorado, this week to discuss the policy priorities for the cattle industry....
View news from Brazil Brazil Aims for Fresh Beef Exports to US
BRAZIL - Brazil's minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Supply, Blairo Maggi, is in the US on a trade mission to enable greater beef trade between the two countries....
View news from New Zealand NZ Farmer Confidence Hit by Brexit Vote
NEW ZEALAND - Farmer confidence has picked up slightly since surveyed last in January but remains weak, according to Federated Farmers’ July 2016 Farm Confidence Survey....
View news from United States CME: Beef in Cold Storage Numbers Bullish for Market
US - The results of the latest USDA ‘Cold Storage’ report probably did not get as much attention as the feedlot survey but we think it perfectly encapsulates the current state of the US meat industry, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
26 July 2016
View news from Global Molecular Biology Paves the Way for Gut Health Innovation in Livestock Sciences
GLOBAL - Several narrow, advanced fields of study that examine the cellular metabolism of living organisms are setting the foundations for genuine innovation relating to gut health and performance in animal production in the years ahead. Breakthroughs...
View news from United States CME: US Cattle on Feed Placements Lower Than Expected
US - USDA‐NASS released their Cattle on Feed report on Friday, and the surprising number was placements, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
25 July 2016
View news from United Kingdom Cattle Prices Still Behind Last Year's Levels
SCOTLAND, UK - Prime cattle prices have been enjoying some seasonal strength over the past month but are still behind the prices seen one year ago, according to the latest market information from Quality Meat Scotland....
View news from United States CME: Cattle Slaughter Largest for June Since 2013
US - USDA-NASS has released its June monthly livestock slaughter numbers. Although USDA-AMS reported daily slaughter gives us a fairly clear picture of what monthly slaughter was before the monthly report comes out, the monthly numbers are helpful in...
View news from United States Cattle Outlook: Cattle on Feed Below Trade Expectations
US - USDA's July cattle on feed report said June placements were 103.0 per cent of a year ago and June marketings were 109.4 per cent. The number of cattle on feed on July 1 totaled 10.356 million head, up 1.2 per cent compared to 12 months earlier, write...
View news from Global What Does the Colour of Meat Tell You?
ANALYSIS – You just pulled a package of hamburger out of the refrigerator that you bought four days ago, and the colour looks darker that when you first bought it. Has it gone bad or is that normal?...
22 July 2016
View news from United Kingdom Poultry Litter Blamed for Botulism in Northern Ireland
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has confirmed that cases of botulism continue to occur in ruminants in Northern Ireland following results of tests carried out by the Agri-Food and Biosciences...
View news from United States Only Half of Consumers Aware of Food Waste Problem
US - Even though American consumers throw away about 80 billion pounds of food a year, only about half are aware that food waste is a problem. ...
View news from United States CME: Cattle on Feed Figures Expected Above Last Year's Levels
US - UDSA-NASS will release the July Cattle on Feed report tomorrow, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
View news from United Kingdom Livestock Farmers Looking Out for Fluke-Spreading Mud Snails
SCOTLAND, UK - Cattle and sheep farmers have been warned to look out for mud snails and any signs that their animals may have fallen prey to the parasites the snails carry....
21 July 2016
View news from New Zealand New Zealand Hopes to Open Indonesian Beef Markets
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key met with Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Jakarta this week, with beef exports on the agenda....
View news from Global The Truth About Mycotoxin Binders
GLOBAL - Binding, or adsorbing, specific mycotoxins to limit their negative effects in livestock is a well-established method for mycotoxin deactivation. While a large number of binder products containing clay minerals such as bentonites are commercially...
View news from Canada Millions Invested in Canadian Beef Promotion Plan
CANADA - The Canadian government has announced an investment of up to CA$6.4 million over three years to help Canadian Beef increase global consumer demand and loyalty for the Canadian Beef brand....
View news from United States Pastures with More Plant Species Show Better Productivity
US - Newly-published long-term research shows multispecies pastures show promise for productivity and drought tolerant improvements. ...
View news from United States Veal Calf Protection at Slaughter Improved
US - The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced changes to improve humane handling inspections at facilities that produce veal meat....
20 July 2016
View news from United States CME: US Sees Record First Half of 2016 for Meat Production
US - Before getting into the topic of the day, we remind readers that USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) has some important reports being released this week, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
View news from Ireland Beef Farmers Question Fairness of Latest EU Dairy Support Measures
IRELAND - The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers' Association (ICSA) president Patrick Kent has questioned the granting of a further EU rescue package for dairy farmers while beef farmers continue to seek fair play for their own sector. ...
View news from United Kingdom Bluetongue Vaccine Now Available for British Farmers
UK - The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has confirmed that bluetongue (BTV-8) vaccine is now available from two pharmaceutical retailers to manage the risk of a BTV incursion from France....
 
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10 

News By Advertiser

News By Country

News By Category

News By Sub-Category


Our Sponsors

Partners


Seasonal Picks

Dairy Ingredients for Food Processing - 5m Books