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02 June 2017
ASEAN Buyers Connect with US Red Meat Industry
US - To connect exporters and importers and create interest in alternative cuts of US beef and pork, USMEF hosted 11 leading meat buyers from the ASEAN region for an educational tour of packing plants in Colorado and Iowa. ...
01 June 2017
Meghalaya BJP Leader Quits Party Protesting Against Cattle Trade Rule
INDIA - s the Central government confronts strong opposition to its new rule banning cattle trade for slaughter in south and the northeast, a BJP leader in Meghalaya has resigned in protest. ...
31 May 2017
Aussie Beef Experts Express Doubt About Endurance of India's Cattle Slaughter Law
AUSTRALIA - There are doubts about whether India's ban on the slaughter of cattle and buffalo will last....
Kerala Govt to Convene Meeting of All CMs Over New Cattle Laws
INDIA - The Kerala government on Wednesday decided to convene a meeting of all chief ministers to discuss the Centre's ban on sale of cattle at animal markets for slaughter. ...
30 May 2017
Cattle Trade Ban to Halt Beef Exports May Lead to Job Losses
INDIA - The Central Government's ban on the trade of cattle for slaughter threatens $4 billion in annual beef exports and millions of jobs if the government does not revoke the stoppage decreed last week, according to two industry officials....
29 May 2017
CME: Rally in Cattle Prices This Spring One of the Biggest on Record
US - The rally in cattle prices this spring has been one of the biggest on record, fed by improving export buying and domestic consumer appetites, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
26 May 2017
Central Govt Bans Cattle Sales for Slaughter at Animal Markets
INDIA - The Central government on Thursday banned the sale of cows and buffaloes for slaughter at animal markets across India....
24 May 2017
Dealers Threaten to Stop Bringing Cattle to Lagos
NIGERIA - Cattle dealers, butchers and other stakeholders at the Oko-Oba Abattoir in Agege, Lagos State, have threatened to ensure that no cattle were brought to Lagos State until the state government compensate them for the Sunday demolition at the abattoir....
15 May 2017
CME: Cash Fed Cattle Prices Down in W19/2017
US - After surging during late April and the first week of May, cash fed cattle prices declined last week by several dollars per cwt, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
09 May 2017
CME: Slaughter Cattle Market Wild Ride in W18/2017
US - Last week’s slaughter cattle market was a wild ride. The same could be said for the first week in May of 2016, so it seems that week of the year is prone to some excitement, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
04 May 2017
CME: June Fed Cattle Futures Contract Up 15%
US - The June fed cattle futures contract closed yesterday at $127.05/cwt., a whopping $17 (+15 per cent) higher than where it was priced about a month ago, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
01 May 2017
CME: Surge in Cash Cattle Prices During W17/2017
US - Cash cattle prices surged last week as packers chased limited supplies of market-ready animals, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
27 April 2017
CME: Total Commercial FI Cattle Slaughter 98.4%
US - USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), produces a volume of data which livestock markets depend on. Key reports include monthly "Cattle on Feed", "Quarterly Hogs and Pigs", monthly "Cold Storage", and "Cattle Inventory." NASS also...
25 April 2017
Estonia Reports Rise in Milk, Meat Prices in March
ESTONIA - The average purchase price of raw milk was up 41.3 per cent on year in March, while the purchase price of pork increased 11.6 per cent, Statistics Estonia reported on Friday....
20 April 2017
Study: Which Production Attributes are Most Important to Consumers
US - For many consumers, buying a gallon of milk is much more complex than finding the preferred fat content and expiration date. They want to know how the cows were treated, what they were fed, whether they received growth hormones or antibiotics, whether...
19 April 2017
Kerala Retains Top Slot in Cattle Slaughter
INDIA - Kerala's appetite for meat has remained unchanged despite the din over cattle slaughter in the country. An integrated sample survey, published by the Union ministry of animal husbandry, showed that the state topped the list on cattle slaughter...
18 April 2017
EU Commissioner's Legwork Benefits Danish Crown's Export Potential
EU - Thanks to the diplomatic efforts of the EU's Commissioner for Agriculture, new export opportunities opened up as the first container with beef and by-products from Danish Crown's German and Polish slaughterhouses left Husum destined for Hong Kong...
11 April 2017
US Beef Gains Expanded Access to Thailand
THAILAND - Bone-in and boneless beef from cattle of any age are now eligible for Thailand, as long as the slaughter date is on or after 1 April 2017. ...
05 April 2017
Importance of Migrant Labour to Scottish Abattoirs Highlighted
SCOTLAND, UK - The important role played by migrant labour in the Scottish red meat industry supply chain has been highlighted in the results of a survey of Scottish abattoir operators revealed on Monday, 3 April....
22 March 2017
New Strategic Farm Programme Targets Stock in Spec
UK - AHDB Beef & Lamb is looking to recruit producers who want to improve the performance of their livestock enterprise to take part in its new Strategic Beef & Lamb Farm Programme....
10 March 2017
Armenia Decides Slaughtering of Cattle Outside Butcheries Illegal
ARMENIA - The Armenian government has adopted a decision wherein the slaughter of cattle outside butcheries illegal, agriculture minister Ignaty Arakelyan said at a Cabinet session....
08 March 2017
Project Aims to Improve Producers' Ability to Manage Health Status
AUSTRALIA - A large project aiming to improve the ability of producers to monitor disease prevalence in their livestock, and make informed on-farm decisions to manage the health status and improve productivity and profitability is nearing completion...
06 March 2017
Halal Assurance Standards in Focus at Industry Seminar
UK - The potential development of halal assurance standards was among the subjects discussed at the AHDB Beef & Lamb halal seminar....
22 February 2017
CME: Market Ready Cattle Prices Sustain Impressive Rally
US - Market ready cattle prices, basis the USDA-AMS 5 Market average, have sustained an impressive rally from Christmas week of 2016 to early February, according to the Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
14 February 2017
Abattoir Upgrades Despite High Livestock Prices
AUSTRALIA - High livestock prices are forcing down the number of animals being processed by abattoirs....
06 February 2017
Lagos Clamps Down on Illegal Abattoirs, Cattle Markets
NIGERIA - In a renewed effort to stem the tide of illegal operations, prevent the sale of unwholesome meat and improve hygiene conditions in abattoirs in Lagos State, no fewer than 24 butchers and cattle marketers have been arrested for offences bordering...
30 January 2017
Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Petition Seeking Total Ban on Cattle Slaughter
INDIA - A bench comprising the Chief Justice of India, J.S. Khehar, and Justice N.V. Ramana said it cannot direct States to frame laws banning slaughter of cattle....
17 January 2017
French Govt Orders CCTV Installation in All Slaughterhouses
FRANCE - Following issues with animal welfare in French slaughterhouses, the French government has passed a bill ordering for CCTV cameras to be installed in all slaughterhouses in the country from 2018....
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