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29 July 2010
View news from Germany German Cattle Herd Continues To Decline
GERMANY - The German cattle herd has continued its long term decline (despite a partial recovery in 2007 and 2008), with total numbers down one per cent to 12.8 million, according to provisional results from the German cattle census performed in May (EU...
13 July 2010
View news from Germany Clostridium Estertheticum In Vacuum-Packed Beef
GERMANY - According to findings from the Max Rubner Institute there is an increasing number of cases involving contaminated vacuum-packed meat. Typical signs are a swollen package and a foul smell emanating from the meat. ...
07 July 2010
View news from Germany EUROTIER 2010: 1,700 Exhibitors from 46 Countries
GERMANY - The top event for expert animal farmers, EuroTier 2010, is being held for the ninth time at the Exhibition Grounds in Hanover from 16 to 19 November 2010....
29 June 2010
View news from Germany Choice of Food Can Mitigate Climate Change
GERMANY - Reducing the consumption of meat and dairy products and improving agricultural practices could decrease global greenhouse gas emissions substantially....
26 March 2010
View news from Germany Bluetongue Confirmed In German Calf
GERMANY - A calf in the outskirts of Freiburg, Germany has been confirmed to be infected with bluetongue....
22 February 2010
View news from Germany EUROTIER 2010 Inspires Strong Demand From Exhibitors
GERMANY - DLG expects some 1,700 exhibitors from all over the globe – already more than 150 first-time exhibitors – in Hanover from 16 to 19 November 2010 for EuroTier 2010....
15 December 2009
View news from Germany EUROTIER 2010: Top Event for Animal Farmers
GERMANY - EuroTier 2010 will take place in Hanover from 16 to 19 November 2010. The deadline for stand bookings is 1 February 2010....
23 November 2009
View news from Germany State Aid for German Farmers Hit by Recession
GERMANY - The European Commission has temporarily authorised Germany to grant up to €15,000 to farmers....
16 November 2009
View news from Germany More German Pork, Poultry Meat; Less Beef
GERMANY - In the third quarter of 2009, 1.9 million tonnes of meat were commercially produced in Germany, which is 1.8 per cent more than in the same period of 2008. The data have been translated for TheCattleSite by Jackie Linden....
06 November 2009
View news from Germany Deltamethrin Proves Effective Against Midges in Rainy Weather
GERMANY - A new study shows that the veterinary antiparasitic product BUTOX® 7.5 pour on (deltamethrin) protects cattle during wet conditions against biting midges (Culicoides). These insects are responsible for the transmission of the bluetongue virus....
03 November 2009
View news from Germany Study on Efficacy of BUTOX Insecticide
GERMANY - A study conducted at the Department of Parasitology of the Heinrich-Heine University in Düsseldorf (Germany) has shown that the veterinary antiparasitic product BUTOX 7.5 pour on (deltamethrin) also protects cattle and sheep during wet conditions...
13 October 2009
View news from Germany ANUGA REPORT - Brazil Companies Set to Grow
GERMANY - Further consolidation and more international company takeovers can be expected from the leading Brazilian meat processors, across the beef, pork and poultry sectors, writes TheCattleSite senior editor, Chris Harris....
View news from Germany ANUGA REPORT - Scotch Products Given a Boost
GERMANY - Scotland's preferred geographical status for products such as beef and lamb gives it a competitive advantage in the market....
14 August 2009
View news from Germany Germany Introduces 'Without Gene Technology' Label
GERMANY - The German Minister for Agriculture, Ilse Aigner (CDU), has presented a standardised logo for food products ‘without gene technology’. ...
07 July 2009
View news from Germany Bayer in Talks to Buy Animal Drugs Business-paper
GERMANY - Bayer is in advanced takeover talks to expand its animal health unit and is likely to benefit from the ongoing overhaul of the U.S. healthcare sector, a German newspaper said....
03 April 2009
View news from Germany Parliament Says Biotech Corn Does not Alter Cows
GERMANY - A 25-month feeding project of the Munich University (TUM) in cooperation with the Bavarian Agricultural Research Center (LfL – Landesforschungsanstalt fuer Landwirtschaft) has revealed that the feeding of biotech corn does not alter cows...
11 March 2009
View news from Germany What Drove the Cow Mad? Lessons from a Tiny Fish
GERMANY - The scientists from Konstanz were able to show that the lack of PrP can cause clear physiological abnormalities in a living animal and the trick was to use the tiny zebrafish as a model....
09 February 2009
View news from Germany Grain Prices to Rise as Production Falls
GERMANY - Experts at the DLG Winter Seminar said they expect price increases in second half of 2009 with wheat in the Paris exchange rising to €200 per tonne. Recommendations include forward selling when prices high....
25 November 2008
View news from Germany Worldwide Demand for British Livestock
GERMANY - British livestock exhibitors at the Eurotier international agricultural show in Hanover last week took enquiries for cattle and sheep genetics from more than 20 countries around the globe....
17 November 2008
View news from Germany EUROTIER REPORT: Record Number of Visitors
GERMANY - EuroTier has impressively demonstrated its strong pulling power for animal farmers and experts from all over the world....
13 November 2008
View news from Germany EUROTIER REPORT - Managing On-Farm Health
GERMANY - The modern farm vet is called upon not just to diagnose and treat individual animals, but increasingly to assume the tasks of a "health manager" on the farm, whose job lies in conserving and improving the health status by caring for stocks and...
12 November 2008
View news from Germany EUROTIER REPORT: Meeting Agricultural Challenges
GERMANY: EuroTier, the world's largest animal husbandry exhibition opening in Hanover, Germany this week with around 1,800 exhibitors and the expectation of more than 130,000 visitors....
View news from Germany EUROTIER REPORT: CID LINES Launches Bioprotexion
GERMANY: Hygiene solutions company CID LINES launched a new programme for food safety on farm in the Bioprotexion Box at EuroTier....
05 November 2008
View news from Germany Russia and Ukraine's Co-operative Venture
GERMANY - The organisers of EuroTier 2008 have set up an Eastern European Conference to focus on Russia and Ukraine's Co-operative Venture in Animal Production....
03 November 2008
View news from Germany EUROTIER: From Hoof Health to Cow Comfort
GERMANY - This year’s EuroTier has the largest and most comprehensive international dairy and cattle sector ever presenting a full range of the latest in equipment, feed and feed-ing systems, milking and housing solutions, animal health and management...
31 October 2008
View news from Germany Top Cattle Genetics at EUROTIER 2008
HANOVER, GERMANY - This year’s EuroTier exhibition features its largest-ever sector for international dairy and beef farmers backed by a full range of equipment, building and management presentations from all over the world. ...
23 October 2008
View news from Germany Vets and Farmers Meet at EUROTIER 2008
GERMANY - Sharing the Hanover exhibition grounds this year are one of the most important annual congresses for veterinarians, an associated veterinary medicine exhibition and an international animal health event. ...
21 October 2008
View news from Germany A Top Class Display of Exhibitors at EUROTIER 2008
GERMANY - Among the many attractions at EuroTier for the cattle, pig and poultry industries will be special exhibition areas for poultry and bioenergy. ...
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