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14 August 2017
BVA: Mandatory CCTV in Slaughterhouses 'Huge Win for Animal Welfare'
UK - The Government’s plan to introduce mandatory CCTV in all slaughterhouses in England is a huge win for animal health and welfare, following years of campaigning by the British Veterinary Association (BVA) and Veterinary Public Health Association...
Law Itself Allows Cattle Slaughter, SC Tells Central Govt
INDIA - If slaughtering cattle for food or religious sacrifice is allowed under the Prevention of Cruelty Act, why did the government ban the sale of cattle for these purposes in the new livestock market rules, the Supreme Court asked the Centre on Friday....
09 August 2017
Strong Manufacturing Beef Market Demand Leaves Factories Looking for Cattle
IRELAND - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said cattle supplies at the meat factories this week are tighter than anticipated and factories are finding it more difficult to cattle at the lower quoted prices....
02 August 2017
IFA Reports Progress on Resuming Live Export Trade to Egypt
IRELAND - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods has said the veterinary certificate negotiated by the Department of Agriculture for fattening cattle for live export to Egypt is good news for the livestock sector and increases the possibility of...
01 August 2017
CME: Beef Production for W30 Up 5.7% from a Year Ago
US - Livestock markets were under the influence of the summer doldrums last week, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Irish Farmers Resisting Beef Price Pressure, Says IFA
IRELAND - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said farmers are strongly resisting unnecessary pressure from the factories this week on cattle prices....
31 July 2017
High Court Issues Order on Cattle Shipments for Slaughter
ISRAEL - The High Court of Justice has raised hopes among animal-rights activists by instructing the Agriculture Ministry to explain why it is still granting licenses for the importing of animals intended for slaughter....
27 July 2017
CME: Onslaught of Cattle Moving into Feedlots During H1 Continued in June
US - The onslaught of cattle moving into feedlots during the first half of 2017 continued in June, with placements up 16 per cent from the prior June, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
25 July 2017
Central Govt Seeks More Time on Cattle Slaughter Rules
INDIA - The Centre on Monday asked the Supreme Court for more time to report back on the progress in modifying the controversial cattle slaughter ban rules. "Everything in totality is being considered," it said....
24 July 2017
CME: Total Commercial Cattle Slaughter in June Up 5.6%
US - On Thursday, USDA released its monthly tabulation of livestock statistics for June and the data contained some interesting insights, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
21 July 2017
CME: Beef, Dairy Cow Slaughter Up 9% Compared Last Year
US - Some of you may have noticed that there have been no preliminary estimates of the upcoming USDA "Cattle Inventory" report. While analysts have a fairly good process for estimating the cattle on feed numbers, it is quite difficult to come up with...
19 July 2017
Cattle Sale Ban Intended for Animal Welfare, Says Government
INDIA - The ban on sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter was intended at the welfare of animals and tackling illegal sale and smuggling, the government has informed the Lok Sabha....
17 July 2017
Cattle Sale Ban: SC to Hear Plea Seeking Modification of 11 July Order
INDIA - The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a plea seeking modification of its 11 July order that extended the stay of Madras High Court (HC) on Centre's notification banning sale and purchase of cattle from markets across the country....
13 July 2017
New Cattle Trade Rules Flawed, Say experts
INDIA - The Centre’s new notification on cattle trade, which the Supreme Court stayed on Tuesday, will not stand judicial scrutiny as it is ultra vires, former Lok Sabha Secretary General and constitutional expert PDT Achary said on Wednesday....
CME: Strong Demand for Meat Products Feeds Back Into Wholesale Prices
US - In yesterday’s Daily Livestock Report we stated: "With production increasing, foreign demand for pork items will likely remain a key to hog prices," writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
12 July 2017
SC Extends Centre's Ban on Sale of Cattle for Slaughter
INDIA - The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended across the country the Madras High Court order, putting on hold the Centre's notification banning the sale and purchase of cattle for slaughter from the cattle market....
Video Promotes Greater Understanding of VIA Technology
UK - AHDB Beef & Lamb is aiming to increase understanding about the use of Video Image Analysis (VIA) in beef carcase classification through a new video....
10 July 2017
TN Cow Trade Body Moves SC Against Centre's Cattle Sale Order
INDIA - A Tamil Nadu-based cow trade organisation going by the name of Maattu Vyapaarigal Matrum Tholilalargal Sangam moved the Supreme Court on Monday against the Centre's new cattle trade rules....
07 July 2017
Cull Cattle Prices Up by 15% Year-on-Year
UK - Slaughter prices for both prime and cull cattle are seeing year-on-year increases, with the 15% increase for cull stock, outstripping a 12 per cent increase for prime stock, according to the latest analysis by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)....
06 July 2017
Call for CBI Probe into Hyderabad's 'Illegal Slaughterhouses'
INDIA - Hyderabad-based Senior Telangana BJP leader G Kishan Reddy demanded a CBI probe into a "beef mafia" operating in Hyderabad through "illegal" slaughterhouses....
03 July 2017
Health Advice Group Established for Calf Rearers
UK - To reduce the costly impact of calf health problems, AHDB Beef & Lamb has formed an on-farm discussion group....
30 June 2017
US Officials, Meat Exporters Applaud US Beef's Return to China
US - Visiting officials and representatives of meat exporters from the United States celebrated the return of US beef to China in Beijing on Friday, 30 June, as suppliers in both countries race to be first to fill the tables of local customers....
India's Loss Brazil's Gain: Cattle Trade Ban Hits Buffalo Meat Exports
INDIA - Brazil has exceeded India as the world's biggest exporter of buffalo meat, thanks to the recent ban imposed on the sale and transportation of live animals across the country....
CME: Beef Production During W25 Up 1% from Year Ago
US - Economic gravity is exerting a downward force on Choice Beef Cutout values during the last week, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
27 June 2017
Rules Banning Sale of Cattle for Slaughter to be Revised
INDIA - The Union government has decided to revise the controversial livestock market regulations that banned sale of cattle for slaughter in open markets across the country. There has been confusion ever since these new rules under the Prevention of...
26 June 2017
BJP's 'Beef Ban' Threatens to Derail Their North East Ambitions
INDIA - The BJP juggernaut rolls on in the North East. The party, which has been gathering momentum after its thumping election win in Assam and a less spectacular victory in Manipur, is now looking to repeat its performance in Meghalaya, the hill state...
23 June 2017
LDF Protest Against Ban on Sale of Cattle for Slaughter
INDIA - Ruling Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) led the Left Democratic Front (LDF) in Kerala, staging protest marches across the state against the Centre's notification banning sale and purchase of cattle for slaughter in animal markets....
22 June 2017
Amid Cattle Slaughter Row, Punjab Budget Bats for Pigs; TN Waits for Courts to Decide on Trade Restrictions
INDIA - Even as the Centre's ban on cattle sale for slaughter at animal markets has triggered a country-wide debate, Punjab government on Tuesday announced setting up of new pig breeding farms, saying "there was need to diversify in agriculture allied...
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