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10 August 2018
Lord Duncan Lends Support to Butchers 'Save a Life' Initiative
SCOTLAND, UK - UK Government Minister Lord Duncan joined the team of staff in a Kinross butchers shop this week to congratulate them on leading the way on a national initiative to raise money for community defibrillators....
Ag Dept to Permanently Monitor Carcass Trim in Meat Plants, IFA Reports
IRELAND - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said Department of Agriculture technical officers will monitor carcass trim in the meat factories on behalf of farmers on a constant daily basis from later this year....
08 August 2018
CME: Approx. 20% of Continental US in State of Severe Drought
US - USDA NASS has released the "Crop Progress" report updating field conditions for major crops and seasonally - May through October - pasture and range conditions, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
07 August 2018
Hay-poor Dairy Farmers Consider Sending Cows to Slaughter
FINLAND - After a dry summer, many farmers in the south and west predict that they will only harvest half of their normal yield. This bodes poorly for Finland's livestock....
Vion Slaughterhouses Gain Recognition for Meeting Welfare Standards
GERMANY - Great recognition for the Vion Food Group: The two facilities in Buchloe and Waldkraiburg were the first beef slaughterhouses nationwide to be certified according to the criteria of the German Animal Welfare Association for dairy cows and can...
06 August 2018
CME: Beef Prices Fared Better in W32, Showing Improvements
US - In a weekly recap, Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. reports that daily belly primal values fell $33.29 per cwt since last Friday, settling at $104.88 on Friday. The weekly average was 22 per cent below last week and 44 per cent below...
Feared Congo Virus Fumigation Drive Launched in Cattle Markets
PAKISTAN - The livestock department started a fumigation drive to prevent the expected spreading Congo virus from sacrificial animals coming for Eid-ul-Azha in cattle markets set up on Super Highway and other areas of Karachi....
02 August 2018
CME: Increase in Cattle Slaughter Due to More Cows Coming to market
US - While overall cattle slaughter last week was higher than a year ago, the increase was largely due to more cows coming to market, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
30 July 2018
CME: Beef Cow Slaughter Through Mid-June Up 11%
US - Beef cow slaughter through the middle of July has increased 11 per cent over last year’s figures pointing toward the ongoing moderation of this cattle cycles expansionary phase, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
27 July 2018
BJP MLA Slams CM Parrikar Over Beef Shortage in Goa
INDIA - Outspoken BJP MLA and deputy speaker Michael Lobo had the BJP-led coalition government squirming on Wednesday when he claimed that the government had failed to crack down on cow vigilantes....
26 July 2018
First Time Ever: New Zealand to Eradicate Mycoplasma bovis from Dairy Herds
It's never been done before. New Zealand has announced plans to try to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) from its dairy herds. ...
Iconic Scotch Beef Supplies Under Threat
SCOTLAND, UK - Scottish beef industry representatives have written jointly to Scotland’s Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy Fergus Ewing raising their concerns about the prospects for the Scottish suckler beef herd....
24 July 2018
CME: Total Supply of COF on 1 July Higher Than a Year Ago
US - At the end of last week USDA released a number of key supply data for red meat and poultry, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
20 July 2018
CME: LMIC Expects 2018 Calf Crop to be Higher Than Previous Year
US - If the cattle on feed report tells us about potential beef supplies in the next six months, the cattle inventory numbers offer insights about potential beef production for the next two years, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
18 July 2018
CME: Slowdown Noted in Beef Export Sales
US - Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. provides a quick take on last week’s red meat production and sales data....
11 July 2018
CME: May, June Feeder Cattle Prices Able to Sustain Longest Rising Price Trend
US - Feeder cattle prices during May and June were able to sustain the longest rising price trend for the year to date, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
09 July 2018
CME: US Beef Imports Higher in H1/2018
US - US beef imports were higher in the first six months of the year despite the ban on Brazilian beef that went into effect last spring. At this point there is no clear path for the resumption of those imports and it serves no purpose to speculate...
03 July 2018
CME: Fed Cattle Slaughter During W26 Higher Than a Year Ago
US - Before we review some of the production data for last week, a quick note on the Canadian tariffs on 13 billion dollars of US products. The list of US products that will be subject to a Canadian retaliatory tariffs does not include any pork items,...
13 June 2018
Livestock Farmers Urged to Use Correct Injection Sites
UK - Farmers may be losing money by incorrectly injecting livestock and damaging carcase value, a survey carried out by AHDB Beef & Lamb has revealed....
05 June 2018
CME: 'Trade War' Topic of Last Week's Agri Talks
US - The talk of the agriculture sector last week was "trade war". On Thursday, the US announced the imposition of new tariffs at the rate of 25 per cent on all steel and 10 per cent for imported aluminum, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division,...
01 June 2018
CME: Dairy Cow Slaughter Up So Far in 2018
US - Dairy cow slaughter so far in 2018 has been up 15,000-20,000 head per month from a year ago during the first four months (except for February, which registered a 7,000 head increase), reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
FMD Detected in Chinsali District of Muchinga Province
ZAMBIA - Muchinga Provincial Veterinary Officer, Dr Wilson Katumbi, disclosed to the National Agricultural Information Services (NAIS) that tissue samples from 99 cattle had tested positive for the Foot and Mouth Viral disease....
28 May 2018
Vion's Leeuwarden Abattoir Under Temporary Suspension
NETHERLANDS - Vion announced on Friday that activities at its beef abattoir in Leeuwarden will temporarily be suspended due to certain experiences in the new abattoir over the past few months....
25 May 2018
Animal Transport Vital to Scottish Livestock, Says NFUS
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland has outlined the importance of animal transport to the Scottish livestock industry....
22 May 2018
CME: FI Cattle Slaughter in W20 Largest for Any Week
US - In the livestock futures markets last week, Live Cattle contracts declined; the June contract was $102.98 per cwt. (average of the daily closing prices), dropping $4.49 for the week, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
18 May 2018
US Beef Market Poses Threat to NZ Returns This Year
NEW ZEALAND - The likely forced slaughter of US cattle due to drought is set to pressure global beef trade and prices, posing a threat to New Zealand beef returns, a visiting North American cattle industry expert has warned local producers....
02 May 2018
CME: Dairy Cow Replacement Prices Take Hit in Q1/2018
US - Dairy cow replacement prices took a hit last quarter, tumbling $160 per head from the previous quarter and are the lowest value since 2011 according to USDA-NASS’s Agricultural Prices report, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division,...
18 April 2018
CME: Consumer Confidence Back to What it was in Early 2000
US - Lower prices for cattle and hogs are helping packers book significantly higher sales for the summer and fall, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
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