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31 May 2022
View news from Malaysia Malaysia considers curbing palm kernel cake exports to secure chicken feed supply
Palm kernel cake is exported for the EU cattle industry...
04 June 2021
View news from Malaysia Tyson Foods to launch plant-based products in Asia-Pacific market
US meat processor Tyson Foods Inc will launch its plant-based food in select Asia-Pacific markets starting this month, as it looks to cash in on the burgeoning demand for meat substitutes in the region its rivals have set out to capture....
08 July 2019
View news from Malaysia Govt Should Consider Livestock Rearing as Alternative, Say Settlers
MALAYSIA - The Felda settlers hope the government can consider the livestock industry as an alternative for them if they (settlers) are not to depend solely on rubber and oil palm....
05 June 2019
View news from Malaysia Importing Cattle from Sabah Not Practical, Says SEDC
MALAYSIA - The Sarawak Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) has continued to defend its purchase of a second cattle property in Australia, saying importing cattle from Sabah instead would incur high costs....
28 May 2019
View news from Malaysia Sarawak to Become Leading Cattle Meat Supplier Via Aussie Farm Purchase
MALAYSIA - Sarawak is poised to become a leading cattle meat supplier in the Asean region, the Middle East and Australia following the acquisition of Carmor Plains Station in Darwin, Western Australia, by Sarawak Economic Development Corporation (SEDC)....
17 April 2018
View news from Malaysia MARDI's KK Cattle Breed Provides Lucrative Returns
MALAYSIA - The Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI) has produced a new breed of cattle called the Kedah-Kelantan (KK) breed which has the potential of providing lucrative returns to small and medium-scale livestock breeders....
11 September 2017
View news from Malaysia Ministry to Impose 30% Bumi Quota to Break Beef Import Monopoly
MALAYSIA - The Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry Ministry will impose a minimum 30 per cent quota for bumiputra importers to break the beef import monopoly....
11 July 2017
View news from Malaysia Haemorrhagic Septicaemia Found in Dead Cows in Dungun District
MALAYSIA - After Kuala Nerus, Marang and Kuala Terengganu last month, haemorrhagic septicaemia (HS) disease is now killing cattle in Dungun....
17 February 2017
View news from Malaysia Negri to Stop Spread of Contagious Brucella Virus in Livestock
MALAYSIA - The Veterinary Services Department has been directed to cull livestock found to be infected with the contagious brucella virus after sick cows were found in three farms....
20 January 2014
View news from Malaysia Malaysian Consumer Group Calls for Ban on Antibiotics in Animal Feed
MALAYA - A consumer group in Malaysia has called on the authorities to ban antibiotic use in animal feeds following the EU ban on antibiotics in animal feed....
12 November 2013
View news from Malaysia Farmers, Livestock Breeders, Fishermen Must Be More Innovative, Says PM
MALAYSIA - Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak wants farmers, livestock breeders and fishermen to be more innovative and progressive to boost income and their standard of living....
08 November 2013
View news from Malaysia Malaysians Are Buying More Beef
MALAYSIA – Beef imports have surged to record levels for the first seven months of 2013, Malaysian National Statistics show....
30 October 2012
View news from Malaysia Government Invests in Profit Sharing Scheme
MALAYSIA - By January, the Melaka Government will allocate RM1 million to re-start cattle farming in the state, through a profit-sharing system. ...
11 April 2012
View news from Malaysia NFCorporation Says Livestock not Diseased
MALAYSIA - The National Feedlot Corporation (NFCorp) has denied claims that some of its cattle were diseased, maintaining that all of its products are “hygienic” and of “high quality.”...
03 November 2011
View news from Malaysia Malaysia’s Beef Imports On The Rise
MALAYSIA - Beef imports into Malaysia during August increased three per cent year-on-year to 9,976 tonnes swt, lifting total imports for the first eight months of 2011 by 11 per cent, to 76,644 tonnes swt, reports Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
26 August 2011
View news from Malaysia Beef Imports Jump 11 Per Cent In 2010-11
MALAYSIA - Malaysia's beef imports during 2010-11 increased 11 per cent on the previous year, to a six-year high of 117,797 tonnes swt, reports Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
17 January 2011
View news from Malaysia Malaysia Lifts BSE-Related Ban On EU Beef
MALAYSIA - Malaysia has finally lifted its ban on imports of beef and beef products from the European Union....
03 September 2010
View news from Malaysia Could Self-Vaccinating Cattle Cut Disease?
MALAYSIA - Scientists are testing a vaccine that spreads by itself as a solution to a highly infectious buffalo and cattle disease that costs millions of dollars a year....
20 January 2010
View news from Malaysia Malaysia Builds Feed Mills For Livestock
MALAYSIA - Malaysia will build feed mills to support and develop the livestock industry as part of efforts to increase beef supply for local consumption. ...
30 September 2009
View news from Malaysia Protests Outside Selangor Government
MALAYSIA - More than 30 trucks loaded with buffaloes, cows, goats and milk containers protested outside the state secretariat main gate....
02 March 2009
View news from Malaysia Disease Strikes Fear in Breeders
MALAYSIA - Livestock breeders here are worried because Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) has resurfaced and killed more than 20 cattle in the past two months. ...
10 September 2008
View news from Malaysia Ample Supplies of Meat and Eggs for this Season
MALAYSIA - Consumers need not worry about shortages of meat and poultry during the festive season as the Veterinary Services Department has taken steps to ensure that supplies of chicken, beef, mutton and eggs meet the additional demand during the Hari...
09 July 2008
View news from Malaysia Indian Maize Ban Affects Kuala Lumpur
MALAYSIA - The livestock industry in Kuala Lumpur is bracing itself for a shortage of feed following the Indian Government’s decision to ban the export of maize....
05 May 2008
View news from Malaysia Halal Variety of Luxury Kobe Beef Takes the Spotlight
MALAYSIA - To indulge in Kobe beef is to allow yourself to eat well and sin. Kobe beef, as most of us are aware, comes from cattle that have been spoilt rotten, massaged and fed on a diet of beer and sake. ...
07 December 2007
View news from Malaysia NSC to Help Make Malaysia a World-class Halal Beef Producer
MALAYSIA - National Seedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd (NSC) is set to take up a significant role in transforming the Malaysian cattle and beef industry into a world-class halal beef producer...
30 August 2007
View news from Malaysia Indian Beef To Ease Shortage
MALAYSIA - This follows four more abattoirs in India joining the list of suppliers to Malaysia. ...
13 August 2007
View news from Malaysia Beef Prices Go Up By 20pc
MALAYSIA - With Ramadan just around the corner, the 20 per cent increase in the price of frozen beef could not be more ill-timed. With sighs of weary resignation, consumers are now paying RM9 per kg, up from RM7. ...
09 August 2007
View news from Malaysia Malaysia To End 2-year Ban On New Zealand Beef Imports
MALAYSIA - Malaysia is set to end its two-year-old suspension of beef imports from New Zealand, an AFP report on the Thomson Financial website said Thursday. The Muslim country imposed the ban in 2005 as New Zealand slaughtered cattle against Islamic...
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