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02 February 2018
View news from Turkey IFA Welcomes Minister's Visit to Turkey on Live Exports
TURKEY - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods strongly welcomed the trip by Agriculture Minister Michael Creed to Turkey this week on live exports....
14 November 2017
View news from Turkey Turkish Farmers Urge Steps to Prop up Beef Production
TURKEY - Turkey’s top farming organization has warned of an ongoing decline in red meat production, a key factor in surging prices, and called for urgent measures to prop up production including cash incentives for cattle breeding....
13 October 2017
View news from Turkey IFA, Bord Bia Visit Turkey on Live Exports
TURKEY - Speaking from Ankara, Turkey, IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said that from the positive discussions with the ESK (Turkish Meat and Milk Board), it is clear Turkey has an import requirement for 500,000 head of live cattle each year....
13 September 2016
View news from Turkey Irish Farmers Welcome First Live Cattle Exports to Turkey
IRELAND - Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) President Joe Healy has said the first shipment of live cattle to Turkey is expected to depart early next week....
11 December 2014
View news from Turkey 5th Global Feed & Food Congress Launched, Registration Open
TURKEY - The 5th anniversary edition of the Global Feed & Food Congress (GFFC) will be held for the first time ever in Turkey and will bring together the global feed and food chain in Antalya on 18-20 April 2016. ...
28 November 2014
View news from Turkey Turkey Announces a Tender for Breeding Bulls
TURKEY - A tender for 800 head of breeding bulls (500 head of Simmental, 100 head of Charolais, 100 head of Limousin, 50 head of Brown Swiss, 50 head of Montbeliard breed) will be held on December 15, 2014....
10 September 2014
View news from Turkey Has Turkey Halted Bluetongue While the Balkans Suffers?
ANALYSIS – No further Bluetongue disease outbreaks have been reported by Turkey since a regional vaccination programme kicked off....
21 August 2014
View news from Turkey Mass Vaccination Response to Rampant Bluetongue
TURKEY – Turkish veterinary authorities have vaccinated 30,000 sheep in a bid to put the brakes on the ever spreading Bluetongue virus....
09 May 2014
View news from Turkey Lumpy Skin Disease Rife in Southern Turkey
TURKEY – A spate of lumpy Skin Disease outbreaks has swept through Turkey’s central southern region infecting cattle on 13 farms and killing five animals....
05 February 2014
View news from Turkey 5th Global Feed & Food Congress Announced
TURKEY - The 5th Global Feed & Food Congress (GFFC) will be held in Antalya, Turkey, on 18-20 April 2016....
19 September 2013
View news from Turkey OIE: Authorities Warn of Lumpy Skin Disease in Turkey
TURKEY – A new outbreak of lumpy skin disease has been reported on a cattle farm in Maras, in the centre of the country....
17 September 2013
View news from Turkey Antibiotic Residues Found in Half of Beef Sampled in Ankara
TURKEY - Around 46 per cent of chicken and 58 per cent of beef samples from Ankara markets tested positive for the antibiotic group, quinolones....
12 April 2012
View news from Turkey Turkey Looks to Raise Standards to EU Levels
TURKEY - The Turkish government is planning to increase the number of livestock markets from 94 to 118, says the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock. This aims to help combat price speculation and raise standards to the European level....
30 November 2011
View news from Turkey FMD Rumbles on in Eastern Turkey
TURKEY - Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) continues to cause intermittent problems in endemic regions. Of particular concern is Turkey, where FMD is continually being reported from the Asian side of the country, and Paraguay, where an outbreak has resulted...
26 October 2011
View news from Turkey Ten More GMO Feeds On Turkey’s Doorstep
TURKEY - The deadline for public input on Turkey’s biosecurity committee’s recent regulation to allow the import of 10 kinds of animal feed made from genetically modified organisms (GMO) has been passed....
09 September 2011
View news from Turkey Turkey Approves Anitox Termin-8 Feed Disinfectant
TURKEY - The granting of official approval by the Turkish authorities for the use of Termin-8, a proven feed disinfectant which sits under EU biocide regulations and eliminates the risk of pathogens in raw materials and finished feed, represents excellent...
07 September 2011
View news from Turkey Now Available In Turkish
TURKEY - In cooperation with its Turkish joint venture Biokey, BIOMIN has now launched a Turkish version of the corporate website
26 July 2011
View news from Turkey Dehydration & Death: Animals Suffer In Transport
EU & TURKEY - An investigation has been carried out by Eyes on Animals, the Animal Welfare Foundation and Compassion in World Farming (CIWF), looking into the export of bulls, pregnant heifers and sheep from a number of EU Member States to Turkey. The...
11 July 2011
View news from Turkey Turkish Beef Import Tariffs Increase
TURKEY - The Turkish Ministry of Agriculture recently announced another increase in beef import tariffs, according to Peter Duggan from the Strategic Information Services at Bord Bia-Irish Food Board....
27 April 2011
View news from Turkey Turkey Moves to Protect Itself from Bulgaria's FMD Outbreak
TURKEY - Turkish regions along the Bulgarian border are taking measures to prevent the spread of food-and-mouth disease from Bulgaria even though the Bulgarian authorities claim the infection came from Turkey....
20 April 2011
View news from Turkey USGC Seeks Solution To Turkey’s DDGS Restrictions
TURKEY - Turkish imports of distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS), which reached a peak of 465,000 metric tons in 2008, have since been hit with a pair of regulatory restrictions, which the US Grains Council is taking action to resolve....
13 December 2010
View news from Turkey Turkish Beef Import Trends
TURKEY - Following a number of years of virtually no official imports, figures from the Turkish Minister of Agriculture show that 80,000 tonnes of carcase beef have been imported so far this year in response to high red meat prices, according to James...
20 October 2010
View news from Turkey Demand For Cattle Imports As Ban Is Lifted
TURKEY - Turkey could be importing more cattle after a ban on imports from Bulgaria has been lifted in order to put a cap on spiraling domestic prices, Turkish media reported. ...
07 September 2010
View news from Turkey Turkey Reduces Duty on Import Fattening Cattle
TURKEY - Two new import regimes have been published in the Official Gazette in which the customs duty for imported live fattening cattle to Turkey was decreased to 40 per cent from 135 per cent until 04/01/2011 and custom duty of live slaughtering cattle...
21 May 2010
View news from Turkey EU Project Closing On Effects Of Halal Slaughter
TURKEY - Halal practices were discussed in a meeting in Istanbul earlier this year, and recommendations are to be published early in June....
25 February 2010
View news from Turkey Meat Prices Will Correct Themselves, Says Minister
TURKEY - The agricultural minister speaks about meat prices, pesticides and the agricultural consultancy programme....
07 January 2010
View news from Turkey Turkey’s MOA Appeals Court Decision, Biotech Ban Resumes
TURKEY - Several weeks ago, the US Grains Council reported Turkey’s Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) and Rural Affairs released a directive, ordered by the Turkish Danistay Court, to repeal the 26 October 2009, regulation that restricted market access...
21 July 2008
View news from Turkey Report Shows Illegal Meat Production
TURKEY - A quarter of Turkey's meat production is unregulated, according to a report from the Turkish Union of Agricultural Chambers (TZD)....
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