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03 June 2022
Weekly global protein digest: improving supply chains, McDonald's, US dairy report
Analyst Jim Wyckoff shares an update on the US futures market, USDA reports and global protein news....
02 June 2022
ASPCA launches $100,000 grant to end US 'factory farming'
Grants will range from $15,000-25,000...
23 May 2022
The importance of observation in cattle handling
Understanding cow behaviour and changing how you act around them can save you time, reduce stress, and make your farm a safer place to work. It can be a huge source of frustration when cows don’t easily move when and where you want them to....
13 May 2022
US beef sector launches Calf Care and Quality Assurance Program
The program is science- and outcomes-based...
14 March 2022
Expert: English farmers need greater certainty from Government to boost food productivity
English farmers need greater certainty from Government to make the most of their land to boost both food productivity and environmental benefits, a sustainability expert said. ...
10 March 2022
Gene-edited beef cattle receive regulatory approval in US
Cattle with extremely short, slick-hair coat are better able to withstand hot weather...
02 March 2022
UK launches financial support program to promotes animal health, welfare
Grants will fund investments for equipment and technology...
18 February 2022
Weekly global protein digest: China to increase meat output by 15%, AI in Kentucky
Market analyst Jim Wyckoff shares highlights from this week's activities in the global protein market....
06 February 2022
Monitoring consumer attitudes to welfare is crucial - AHDB
Although COP26 and the environment has dominated headlines in recent months, consumer concerns about animal welfare have never been far away. ...
27 January 2022
26 January 2022
Enforcement of welfare law delayed by California court
Proposition 12 set minimum space requirements for breeding pigs, egg-laying hens and calves raised for veal...
10 January 2022
USDA to proactively post slaughter records online
AWI declared a huge win for transparency and accountability...
07 January 2022
UK gene-editing legislation to focus on crops, not farm animals
Ethical concerns on livestock are harder to address...
13 December 2021
Canada funds beef certification program
The voluntary certification program reviews food safety, animal care and environmental stewardship standards...
05 December 2021
UK: Farmers the most trusted part of the supply chain
Demand for transparency continues...
29 October 2021
EFSA explores AMR risks in animal transport
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is researching the risks antimicrobial resistant bacteria spreading during animal transport. ...
27 October 2021
US researchers identify potential intervention for BRD in calves
Scientists with the USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) have identified proteins in bacteria associated with bovine respiratory disease (BRD), saying that it could form part of an intervention strategy against the disease. ...
Microplastics can accumulate in the blood of farm animals, says new research
Emerging research presented at the Plastic Health Summit in Amsterdam shows that microplastics have been found in the bloodstream of pigs and cattle. ...
25 October 2021
US Government expects drought to continue or worsen this winter
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) winter outlook forecasts that the current drought across the western US and northern plains will continue this winter....
UK warns of moderate to high risk of liver fluke infection for 2021 to 2022 season
Researchers from Northern Ireland's AFBI warn that cattle and sheep are at moderate to high risk of liver fluke infection during the autumn and winter seasons. ...
EU begins consultation on new animal welfare legislation
The European Commission has begun a wide public consultation as part of its efforts to revise animal welfare legislation. ...
19 October 2021
How farmers can tackle listeriosis
Clare Holmes from Northern Ireland's Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) has written a synopsis explaining the infection path of Listeria and how farmers can keep the infection at bay. ...
15 October 2021
UK cattle vets to spearhead crucial antibiotic data collection
Cattle vets are being called on to spearhead efforts to populate the new national Medicine Hub with farm antibiotic data....
Germany reports atypical BSE case in a cow
The Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has confirmed a case of atypical BSE on 14 October in Germany....
06 October 2021
UK dairy farmers prepare for December Action Johne’s deadline
Following a successful third year of implementation of the National Johne’s Management Plan, the industry is gearing up to collect 2021 declaration forms ahead of the December deadline....
01 October 2021
Research from Pirbright Institute sheds light on FMDv in African buffalo
New research from Pirbright and other academic partners investigates the persistence and continued circulation of highly contagious foot-and-mouth disease virus in African buffalo. ...
29 September 2021
New project significantly improves IVF in cattle
Researchers in the UK have discovered a new embryo identification IVF method for cattle, sparking potential gains for the dairy industry. ...
New research could lead to new treatments for African trypanosomiasis
Researchers at the University of Edinburgh's Roslin Institute have gained fresh insights into the parasite that causes animal African trypanosome (AAT) infection, also known as sleeping sickness....
 
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