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22 June 2015
Cattle Outlook: Grocers Ask Highest Ever Beef Retail Price
US - New ground was set for retail beef last month when average prices lifted one cent to a record $6.412 per pound. ...
15 June 2015
Cattle Outlook: US Repeals COOL Law
US - On Wednesday, the U.S. House voted 300-131 to repeal the mandatory country of origin labelling (COOL) law for beef, pork and poultry, says a University of Missouri weekly update. ...
27 May 2015
Plan Ahead for Videos in Cattle Abattoirs
UK – A Scottish beef farmer has warned fellow cattle producers that, while they may not currently be penalised for producing out-of spec cattle, videos in abattoirs mean they soon will be....
26 May 2015
China Access Grows Again for Brazilian Slaughterhouses
BRAZIL – Brazil will soon have 26 meat plants authorized to export to China, potentially worth $520 million in annual sales, the government announced last week....
Cattle Outlook: Cattle Placements Lower and COOL Goes Against US for Fourth Time
US - Latest cattle on feed numbers were 4.6 per cent down in April with marketings down 7.8 per cent, report two University of Missouri economists. ...
13 May 2015
Northern Irish Cattle Under Quoted in Plants
NORTHERN IRELAND – Northern Irish cattle consistently make more than the plants quote, according to an industry levy board....
Crop Value Trebles When Fed to Cattle
PARAGUAY – Feeding grains and tubers to beef cattle increases the agricultural value of the crop three-fold, Paraguay's cattle industry has heard. ...
07 May 2015
Beef is ‘Dancing to a Different Drummer’
GLOBAL - Tight world beef supplies are leading to high prices across much of the key producing regions, although Europe has notable exceptions....
06 May 2015
Tyranny Of Distance: Making Inroads into Cattle Trucking
AUSTRALIA – A travel simulator could make major savings by re-routing thousand kilometre cattle trucking routes in northern Australia....
30 April 2015
Bull Finishing Works Out as Most Profitable System
IRELAND - Finishing male cattle as nineteen month old bulls is the most profitable beef system in Ireland right now, says a study of grass-based suckling systems....
27 April 2015
Cattle Outlook: Cattle on Feed Higher
US - Cattle feedlots and cold storage beef stocks are fuller than a year ago, report economists at Missouri University. ...
23 April 2015
Beating BVD Rests on Persistently Infected Calf
ANALYSIS - The persistently infected (PI) calf is at the epicentre of solving the bovine viral diarrhea issue. ...
22 April 2015
Antibiotic Stewardship Requires Data and Diagnostics
ANALYSIS - Achieving prudent use of antibiotics will be easier when two important things fall into place. ...
Mexicans Expect 12 Per Cent Beef Export Surge
MEXICO – Mexican beef exports are expected to lift 12 per cent in 2015 as the number of federally inspected animals continues to grow....
CME: Market Uncertainty Causes Cattle, Hog Futures Decline
US - Lean hog futures declined last week due to hog supply uncertainties, but the decline was not as steep as cattle futures, which remain jittery, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
16 April 2015
Saudi Beef Market Growing
SAUDI ARABIA - The Saudi Arabian beef market grew by 9.2 per cent at a compound annual growth rate between 2008-2013 to around 150,000 tonnes, according to Michael Hussey from the Dubai Office of Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board....
15 April 2015
Lower Irish Live Cattle Exports
IRELAND - Irish Live exports of cattle have eased so far this year to stand at 58,000 head, according to Eoin Kelly, Business Analyst at Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board....
13 April 2015
Cattle Outlook: US Beef Imports Jump in February
US - Beef imports to the US leapt nearly 50 per cent in February, largely due to more shipments from southern hemisphere suppliers. ...
10 April 2015
Brazilian Calf Prices Close March at Record Level
BRAZIL - Calf prices reached record high prices in Brazil, according to the Brazilian government market analysts Cepea....
Weak Euro Causes Scotch Beef Back-Up
SCOTLAND, UK – Beef supplies have bottlenecked in Scotland as a weak Euro makes importing easier and exporting less appealing....
30 March 2015
Cattle Outlook: Figures Show Record February for Retail Beef
US - Grocery stores were asking over 75 cents more per pound of fresh beef this February than last, according to a weekly review by University of Missouri professors. ...
26 March 2015
Sustainability Roundtable Important in Colorado
US - Being on board with a national sustainability drive from its inception means a great deal to a producer organisation....
23 March 2015
Cattle on Feed Report a Bit Bullish
US - Feedyards placements fell over eight per cent in February, leaving a bullish tone to the market, according to Professor Ron Plain on the latest Cattle on Feed report. ...
Producer Influence Needed on US Roundtable for Sustainable Beef
US - Cattle producers across the US are being rallied to step forward and share their expertise to rationlise how US beef can increase its sustainability....
18 March 2015
Cattle Numbers Down at Some Australian Markets
AUSTRALIA - Cattle supplies were down dramatically at some Australian markets last week, report Meat and Livestock Australia analysts. ...
17 March 2015
Northern Ireland Prime Kill Reaches Second Highest in 2015
NORTHERN IRELAND - Prime cattle supplies were strong in Northern Ireland last week, with cattle throughput being the second highest for 2015....
16 March 2015
Cattle Outlook: Fed Cattle Up nearly $3
US - Fed cattle were up, slaughter was down and Oklahoma feeders were mixed last week, write Professors Ron Plain and Scott Brown, University of Missouri. ...
09 March 2015
CME: Canadian Feedlot Inventory At 21 Year Low
CANADA and US - Statistics Canada has published the results of its semiannual surveys of the Canadian hog and cattle industry and the data showed a couple of diverging trends, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
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