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Cattle Industry News By Category: Biosecurity

26 September 2022
Research Tracking Cattle Disease Turns Up Invasive Ticks in Arkansas, USA
Asian longhorned tick found in survey of livestock...
20 September 2022
Time is money: rapid diagnostic testing for bovine respiratory disease
A multidisciplinary research team is working to develop rapid genomic testing methods that will change the way feedlots make decisions about antimicrobial use and ultimately improve antimicrobial stewardship....
13 September 2022
12 May 2022
University of Vermont launches foreign animal disease survey
The survey will gather behavioural attitudes to biosecurity...
09 May 2022
Canada invests over $3 mln to improve livestock disease preparedness
Animal Health Canada and Swine Innovation Porc will receive the funding ...
21 March 2022
Biosecurity survey to benefit cow-calf production
Oklahoma State University researchers will conduct a survey with cow-calf producers as a means to improve biosecurity measures in cow-calf operations....
04 February 2022
Two Indonesian villages declared anthrax red zones after cattle deaths
Seven cattle and one goat have tested positive...
31 January 2022
US NCBA Convention underway this week in Houston, Texas
The 2022 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show is a few short days away in Houston, and the agenda includes speakers ranging from sports heroes to global leaders. ...
17 January 2022
NCBA backs WOTUS recommendations from US EPA
On Friday, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) announced support for a report issued by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Advisory Committee (FRRCC)....
04 January 2022
Scotland's detector dogs stop importation of animal diseases
The new dog squad will help stop the introduction of exotic animal diseases such as African swine fever and foot and mouth disease...
02 November 2021
Second stage of Brazil's campaign against FMD started Nov 1
The second stage of Brazil's national vaccination campaign against foot-and-mouth disease in 2021 started November 1st, according to the Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture. ...
01 November 2021
Vitamin D supplement may enhance dairy cows’ immune health
New research in the Journal of Dairy Science explores possible genetic effects of dietary supplementation with vitamin D to support cows’ immune function....
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. ...
28 October 2021
Brazil’s beef shipments to China after embargo were blocked on arrival
Shipments of Brazilian beef have been stopped from entering China due to an embargo in place since two cases of mad cow disease were reported in the South American nation in early September....
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. ...
18 October 2021
UK food industry voices support for new farm antibiotic database
The UK food industry has welcomed a call to action to UK cattle vets to spearhead uptake of a national dataset for farm antibiotic use. ...
15 October 2021
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....
14 October 2021
EU to propose easing checks on British trade to Northern Ireland
The European Commission will put to Britain a package of measures to ease the transit of goods to Northern Ireland, while stopping short of the overhaul London is demanding of post-Brexit trading rules for the province....
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. ...
24 September 2021
Namibia identifies new strain of FMD
Namibia has detected a novel strain of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in its cattle herd....
23 September 2021
Single case of BSE identified on a farm in Somerset, UK
The UK's Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) has confirmed a single case of classical Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) on a farm in Somerset. ...
22 September 2021
Russia says it agrees on terms for supply of its beef to China
Russia and China have agreed on supply terms for Russian beef which could help simplify trade between the two countries, the Russian agriculture safety watchdog said on 21 September....
16 September 2021
Saudi Arabia bans beef imports from Brazilian meatpackers
Saudi Arabia has suspended beef imports from some Brazilian meatpackers after detection of two atypical cases of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) earlier this month, according to Brazil's Agriculture Ministry....
07 September 2021
Chinese beef buyers expect Brazil trade to resume soon despite mad cow cases
Chinese beef importers say the suspension of exports by top supplier Brazil due to two cases of mad cow disease has had no immediate market impact, with some still making purchases in anticipation of a quick resumption of trade....
02 September 2021
Brazil investigates suspected case of mad cow disease
Brazil’s agriculture ministry said on 1 September that it is investigating a suspected case of mad cow disease....
27 August 2021
US proposes increased zoonotic disease surveillance as part of American Rescue Plan
The USDA has unveiled a proposed framework to overhaul surveillance for viruses like SARS-CoV-2 and other emerging zoonotic diseases and build an early warning system....
20 August 2021
UK moves one step closer towards controlling bovine TB after expanding advisory service
A significant step forward has been made to reduce the spread of TB with the expansion of a service offering farmers free biosecurity advice to protect their herds....
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