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05 December 2017
CME: Market Participants Debating Over Level of Retail Beef Demand after Holiday Season
US - Despite deteriorating margins, beef packers were quite aggressive in purchasing/slaughtering cattle last week, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
01 December 2017
CME: Cattle Weights Follow Different Trajectory in Fall '17
US - Cattle and hog weights have followed a somewhat different trajectory this fall and this has impacted the amount of meat actually showing up in the marketplace, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Seasonal Lift in Prime Cattle Trade Restored in 2017
UK - After a few years with little discernible lift in prime cattle prices in the run up to Christmas, 2017 has restored the trend. ...
30 November 2017
CME: Cow Slaughter Up in 2017; More Cows Expected to Come to Market in 2018
US - Cow slaughter has increased this year and we should see more cows come to market next year as well, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Centre Likely to Roll Back Ban on Sale of Cattle for Slaughter
INDIA - Faced with backlash from cattle traders and farmers against the ban on sale of cattle for slaughter, the Centre is planning a rollback of its controversial notification....
28 November 2017
Beef Producers Worried About Plans to Ban Ritual Slaughter
POLAND - Beef producers have voiced opposition to plans to ban ritual slaughter in Poland amid fears that meat exports to Muslim countries will be hit....
Beef prices Continue to Rise with Very Strong market Demand
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy said beef prices are continuing to rise with factories actively looking for finished cattle this week. He said last week’s kill was 39,800 and to date this year an additional 81,000 head of cattle have been processed....
23 November 2017
IFA: More Beef Price Increases Based on Strong Demand, Market Returns
IRELAND - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said the beef trade is driving on, with factories paying more to get cattle to meet strong Christmas demand. ...
20 November 2017
CME: FI Steer, Heifer Slaughter Up Compared to a Year Ago
US - Federal inspected steer and heifer slaughter through the first nine months of 2017 is up 5.7 per cent from a year earlier, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
17 November 2017
CME: COF Pre-report Expectations for Feedlot Placements Show Wide Range in October
US - USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will release their monthly "Cattle on Feed" report today (Friday). The on-feed animal count will be as of 1 November and the animals placed and marketed will be for October, reports Steiner...
Nonghyup to Sell Korean Pork, Beef from Vending Machine
SOUTH KOREA - A South Korean agricultural cooperative is pushing to introduce a vending machine selling livestock products, such as pork and beef, targeting the increasing number of single-person households in the country, industry sources said Friday....
14 November 2017
CME: Slowdown in Cattle Slaughter During W45/2017
US - We had some feedback from readers last week concerning the summary of projections for beef and pork supplies/prices in 2018. We want to stress that those projections are from USDA, they do not reflect our personal opinions on this topic, says...
09 November 2017
US Senator, Ranchers Hail Multi-million-dollar Beef Deal with Chinese Commerce Giant
US & CHINA - US Senator Steve Daines and ranchers from the northwestern state of Montana on Wednesday applauded a $300 million beef deal between Chinese commerce giant JD.com and the Montana Stockgrowers Association (MSGA)....
07 November 2017
IFA Demands Higher Beef Prices
IRELAND - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said the cattle trade is stronger this week with factories very anxious for cattle....
06 November 2017
CME: 2017 FI Steer Carcass Weight Projected to Drop
US - One of the dominant annual trends in livestock and poultry industries is heavier slaughter weight, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Research Sheds Light on Sri Lanka's Milk Production, Beef Consumption
SRI LANKA - The Policy Development Office of the Prime Minister’s Office has conducted a research study on the present status of milk production and beef consumption in Sri Lanka....
02 November 2017
CME: Yearling Feeder Cattle Prices Stage Impressive Rally
US - Yearling feeder cattle prices have staged an impressive rally during the last two months, climbing more than $10 per cwt. at a time in the year when prices usually are trending sideways or lower, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division,...
30 October 2017
CME: Overall Fresh/frozen Beef Imports Remain Under Year Ago Levels
US - Despite a notable recovery in US beef imports during the third quarter, overall imports of fresh/frozen beef remain under year ago levels, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
27 October 2017
Parliament Passes New Bill: Cattle to be Slain Only in Slaughterhouses
ARMENIA - The Armenian National Assembly passed Thursday at the first reading amendments to the food safety and veterinary laws....
25 October 2017
New Test to Improve Liver Fluke Control in Cattle
UK - A new test to screen herds for liver fluke has been developed, which could help to reduce the risk of cattle developing immunity to existing de-worming treatments....
Strong Beef Market Should be Reflected in Higher Cattle Prices, Says IFA
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy said market demand for beef is very strong across Ireland's main export markets in the UK and Continental Europe and this must be reflected in higher prices on offer from the factories....
20 October 2017
IFA Says Taoiseach Must Support French President's Move on Mercosur
EU - IFA President Joe Healy said Taoiseach Leo Varadkar must strongly support the tough stance taken by the French Prime Minister Emmanuel Macron on Mercosur. ...
18 October 2017
Malawi Lifts Cattle Slaughter Ban in Lower Shire
MALAWI - Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has lifted the temporary ban on livestock slaughter and movement of livestock from Lower Shire districts of Chikwawa and Nsanje....
16 October 2017
CME: Choice Beef Cutout Currently Up
US - Solid meat protein demand was the general theme for livestock markets this past spring and summer and the trend has continued into early fall, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
13 October 2017
CME: US Cow Slaughter Trending Higher for Much of 2017
US - US cow slaughter has been trending higher for much of this year but the pace of slaughter increased notably this summer when drought conditions across the US Northern Plains forced producers to cull herds, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR...
05 October 2017
CME: Value of Beef Packers' Byproducts Unusually Weak Since Mid-2017
US - The value of byproducts sold by beef packers coming from the slaughter of steers and heifers has been unusually weak since mid-year, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
IFA Says EU Report Finds Brazil Cannot Guarantee Standards on Meat Exports
EU - IFA President Joe Healy said the latest EU FVO (Food and Veterinary Office) report covering the "Weak Flesh" meat scandal and corruption in Brazil confirms that the Brazilian authorities seriously misled the EU Commission, and cannot guarantee European...
IFA Protests Over Meat Sellout
IRELAND - The IFA protested yesterday morning outside the EU Commission offices in Mount Street in Dublin. ...
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