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Thursday, December 18, 2014
View news from Australia Scientists and Industry Progressing on Cow Talk
GLOBAL - Thoughts on the language of cattle, both dead and alive, are currently receiving major scrutiny....
Monday, December 15, 2014
View news from European Union Bluetongue Keeps Redrawing Borders
CYPRUS – The confines of the Bluetongue virus (BTV) has been substantially extended eastwards by official confirmation of an outbreak on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus....
Friday, December 12, 2014
View news from United States Market Analyst: Global Consumption Favouring Beef Over Pork
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo discusses the major market developments this week....
View news from Australia Weekly Australian Cattle Summary
AUSTRALIA - The following report is a collection of market summaries from the previous week across Australia's territories from analysts at Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
Thursday, December 11, 2014
View news from United States Foot and Mouth Vaccination Control Strategies
US - Simulation models have beene developed to assess the impact of livestock herd types and vaccination on foot and mouth disease (FMD) outbreaks using the North American Animal Disease Spread Model....
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
View news from Global GRSB: Why Principles, Criteria Needed for Sustainability
ANALYSIS - Sustainability means different things to different people, but a world encompassing organisation is looking to define the term for beef. ...
View news from United States "Truly Shocking" Account Given of Antibiotic Malpractice
ANALYSIS - The role of antimicrobials in extending the life of ageing dairy cows has been brought under the spotlight by an investigative report claiming foul play on US farms....
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
View news from France Four Point Programme to Tackle French Beef Sector Concerns
ANALYSIS - France has put forward a four point programme to tackle problems arising in the beef sector because of the Russian ban on exports and with the imminent loss of milk quotas in the dairy sector....
Friday, December 05, 2014
View news from United States Market Analyst: How is the Surging US Dollar Affecting Markets?
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo discusses the major market developments this week....
Thursday, December 04, 2014
View news from Global Sustainable Beef Gathers Pace
ANALYSIS - As the push for sustainable beef gathers pace, the industry could look to Argentina for ideas to make beef less burdensome....
View news from Australia A$100 Million For Australian Farmers Battling Severe Drought
AUSTRALIA – Drought affected farmers have been assigned A$100 million in a new drought recovery loan scheme for those hit by severe dry weather and Indonesian cattle export disruptions....
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
View news from Argentina False Teeth Mean Fitter Cows
ARGENTINA – Giving cows dentures results in more calves per cow and better cow longevity overall, according to an Argentinian study....
View news from Ireland Farm Incomes to 'Fall Sigficantly' in 2015
IRELAND - Following a relatively stable 2014, a new report from Teagasc economists suggests a mixed bag in terms of possible income developments across Ireland’s farming sectors during the course of next year....
Monday, December 01, 2014
View news from Canada Canadian Cattle Producers Drive to Sustainable Beef
ANALYSIS - Canada's own sustainable beef initiative, the CRSB, is all about acknowledging beef's impact and making sure it is positive. ...
View news from Ireland "Moderate" Liver Fluke Risk For Most Irish Farms
IRELAND – Winter liver fluke risk is “moderate” for Irish livestock this year, although extra care may be needed on North West farms....
Friday, November 28, 2014
View news from France Dawn in Bid to Takeover Terrena Beef Subsidiary
FRANCE - Dawn Meats, the second largest red meat processor in Ireland and the UK will take a 49 per cent interest in Elivia, which could be increased to 70 per cent in 2018 or 2019....
Thursday, November 27, 2014
View news from European Union EU Farmers Reimbursed €868 Million
EU – Farmers across Europe are being reimbursed a total of €868 million in direct aid by the Common Agricultural Policy....
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
View news from Argentina Feeding Cactus Fruit Halves Livestock Water Needs
ARGENTINA – Huge water savings can be achieved by feeding goats, sheep and cattle with chopped cactus fruit, Argentinian farmers are hearing....
View news from Global GRSB Slammed Over Sustainable Principles
GLOBAL - Principles of a multi stakeholder group driving sustainability across world beef production systems have been slammed by a collection of NGO’s for vagueness and failure to address key issues....
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
View news from New Zealand Bluetongue Virus Identified in Bulgarian Wildlife
EUROPE – Wild animals have become infected with Bluetongue in Bulgaria, resulting in deaths to deer and wild sheep....
Monday, November 24, 2014
View news from New Zealand Disease Warning Issued for New Zealanders
NEW ZEALAND – An agricultural advisory body is urging farmers to be on the lookout for a tick-carried disease after spreading from Northland to the south island this year....
Friday, November 21, 2014
View news from United States Market Analyst: How Are Livestock Markets Faring?
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo discusses the major market developments this week....
Thursday, November 20, 2014
View news from Germany On-farm Biosecurity to Protect against Disease and Reduce Antibiotic Use
ANALYSIS - The use of biosafety practices and instituting biosecurity programmes can help reduce the use of antibiotics on the farm....
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
View news from Global Antimicrobials: Usage Falling, Resistance Rising
GLOBAL – Antimicrobial usage is falling in Europe but bacterial resistance to antibiotics is increasing at an alarming rate....
View news from Global SAI Platform Helps Cattle Producers Identify Sustainable Practices
ANALYSIS - SAI Patform's Brian Lindsay explains what the SAI Platform is and what they are doing to help farmers identify sustainable beef and dairy practices....
Friday, November 14, 2014
View news from United States Zilmax Safe If Stricter Protocols Followed
US – Cattle feed additive Zilmax is safe but a raft of labelling and management revisions are required to ensure ‘appropriate’ use....
View news from United States Market Analyst: Holiday Season Helps Livestock Markets
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo discusses the major market developments this week....
View news from India Asia’s Largest Livestock Fair Kicks Off In Patna
INDIA - One of the Asia's largest cattle fairs, Sonepur Cattle Mela, opened in Sonepur near capital city of Bihar, Patna from November 6, 2014....
 
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