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07 November 2017
IFA Demands Higher Beef Prices
IRELAND - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said the cattle trade is stronger this week with factories very anxious for cattle....
06 November 2017
CME: 2017 FI Steer Carcass Weight Projected to Drop
US - One of the dominant annual trends in livestock and poultry industries is heavier slaughter weight, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Research Sheds Light on Sri Lanka's Milk Production, Beef Consumption
SRI LANKA - The Policy Development Office of the Prime Minister’s Office has conducted a research study on the present status of milk production and beef consumption in Sri Lanka....
02 November 2017
CME: Yearling Feeder Cattle Prices Stage Impressive Rally
US - Yearling feeder cattle prices have staged an impressive rally during the last two months, climbing more than $10 per cwt. at a time in the year when prices usually are trending sideways or lower, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division,...
30 October 2017
CME: Overall Fresh/frozen Beef Imports Remain Under Year Ago Levels
US - Despite a notable recovery in US beef imports during the third quarter, overall imports of fresh/frozen beef remain under year ago levels, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
27 October 2017
Parliament Passes New Bill: Cattle to be Slain Only in Slaughterhouses
ARMENIA - The Armenian National Assembly passed Thursday at the first reading amendments to the food safety and veterinary laws....
25 October 2017
New Test to Improve Liver Fluke Control in Cattle
UK - A new test to screen herds for liver fluke has been developed, which could help to reduce the risk of cattle developing immunity to existing de-worming treatments....
Strong Beef Market Should be Reflected in Higher Cattle Prices, Says IFA
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy said market demand for beef is very strong across Ireland's main export markets in the UK and Continental Europe and this must be reflected in higher prices on offer from the factories....
20 October 2017
IFA Says Taoiseach Must Support French President's Move on Mercosur
EU - IFA President Joe Healy said Taoiseach Leo Varadkar must strongly support the tough stance taken by the French Prime Minister Emmanuel Macron on Mercosur. ...
18 October 2017
Malawi Lifts Cattle Slaughter Ban in Lower Shire
MALAWI - Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has lifted the temporary ban on livestock slaughter and movement of livestock from Lower Shire districts of Chikwawa and Nsanje....
16 October 2017
CME: Choice Beef Cutout Currently Up
US - Solid meat protein demand was the general theme for livestock markets this past spring and summer and the trend has continued into early fall, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
13 October 2017
CME: US Cow Slaughter Trending Higher for Much of 2017
US - US cow slaughter has been trending higher for much of this year but the pace of slaughter increased notably this summer when drought conditions across the US Northern Plains forced producers to cull herds, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR...
05 October 2017
CME: Value of Beef Packers' Byproducts Unusually Weak Since Mid-2017
US - The value of byproducts sold by beef packers coming from the slaughter of steers and heifers has been unusually weak since mid-year, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
IFA Says EU Report Finds Brazil Cannot Guarantee Standards on Meat Exports
EU - IFA President Joe Healy said the latest EU FVO (Food and Veterinary Office) report covering the "Weak Flesh" meat scandal and corruption in Brazil confirms that the Brazilian authorities seriously misled the EU Commission, and cannot guarantee European...
IFA Protests Over Meat Sellout
IRELAND - The IFA protested yesterday morning outside the EU Commission offices in Mount Street in Dublin. ...
26 September 2017
CME: Cash Live Slaughter Steer Prices Post Uptick on W38
US - Cash live slaughter steer prices posted an uptick last week, feeder cattle at Oklahoma City were about unchanged, and slaughter hogs continued to drop week-over-week, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
25 September 2017
CME: Analysts Closely Monitoring Weekly Dressed Steer Weights
US - Analysts have been closely monitoring weekly dressed weights of steers and barrows/gilts. The latest data were posted on the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service website (Market News section), the data were for the week ending 9 September, reports...
Prime Cattle Prices Remain Stable, Firm
UK - Prime cattle prices have remained stable and firm over the past month and continue to be around three to four per cent higher than last year, according to Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)....
22 September 2017
CME: 2018 Canadian Beef Production Forecast to Increase Slightly
US - Livestock, meat, and byproduct (tallow, hide, etc.) markets are highly linked across North America (US, Canada, and Mexico). Today, we highlight recent data and reports regarding Canada and Mexico, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
19 September 2017
CME: Significant Increase in Pace of Cow/Bull Slaughter
US - While hog producers have shown few signs of liquidation, the pace of cow/bull slaughter has increased significantly in the last three months, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
13 September 2017
Belarus Starts Exporting Beef to China
BELARUS - The first Belarusian companies have started exporting frozen beef to China, the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry said on Tuesday....
12 September 2017
CME: Cattle, Hog Slaughter Lower During W36 Due to Labor Day
US - Cattle and hog slaughter was lower last week as processing plants were closed in observation of Labor Day on Monday, 4 September. Total cattle slaughter was estimated at 555,000 head, 4.8 per cent higher than the previous year, reports Steiner...
11 September 2017
Cherkizovo Ranks First Among Russia's Top Meat Producers
RUSSIA - PJSC Cherkizovo Group, the largest vertically integrated meat and feed producer in Russia, last week announced that it has come first in the 2016 Agroinvestors ranking of Russia’s top meat producers....
07 September 2017
Pakistan Exploring Markets for Export of Meat, Dairy Products
PAKISTAN - The government is exploring new markets for export of meat and dairy products with a focus on Global Halal Food Trade....
06 September 2017
Issues on Cattle Trade to be Resolved Soon, Says Minister
INDIA - The issues related to the notification on cattle trade, which was stayed by the Madras High Court, will be resolved soon, Union environment minister Harsh Vardhan said on Monday....
04 September 2017
CME: Latest Weekly Beef, Pork Trade Data; Implications for Fall Market
US - USDA will release the export data for July but market participants already are looking past that, trying to assess the level of export demand going into the fall market, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
28 August 2017
CME: July Commercial Red Meat Production Up 3%
US - Last Thursday, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) published their monthly "Livestock Slaughter" report with data for July, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
25 August 2017
CME: Lean Beef Trimmings Prices Prove Resilient
US - Lean beef trimmings prices are proving to be impressively resilient in the midst of weakening values for other beef products, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
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