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30 June 2017
India's Loss Brazil's Gain: Cattle Trade Ban Hits Buffalo Meat Exports
INDIA - Brazil has exceeded India as the world's biggest exporter of buffalo meat, thanks to the recent ban imposed on the sale and transportation of live animals across the country....
CME: Beef Production During W25 Up 1% from Year Ago
US - Economic gravity is exerting a downward force on Choice Beef Cutout values during the last week, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
27 June 2017
Rules Banning Sale of Cattle for Slaughter to be Revised
INDIA - The Union government has decided to revise the controversial livestock market regulations that banned sale of cattle for slaughter in open markets across the country. There has been confusion ever since these new rules under the Prevention of...
26 June 2017
BJP's 'Beef Ban' Threatens to Derail Their North East Ambitions
INDIA - The BJP juggernaut rolls on in the North East. The party, which has been gathering momentum after its thumping election win in Assam and a less spectacular victory in Manipur, is now looking to repeat its performance in Meghalaya, the hill state...
23 June 2017
LDF Protest Against Ban on Sale of Cattle for Slaughter
INDIA - Ruling Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) led the Left Democratic Front (LDF) in Kerala, staging protest marches across the state against the Centre's notification banning sale and purchase of cattle for slaughter in animal markets....
22 June 2017
Amid Cattle Slaughter Row, Punjab Budget Bats for Pigs; TN Waits for Courts to Decide on Trade Restrictions
INDIA - Even as the Centre's ban on cattle sale for slaughter at animal markets has triggered a country-wide debate, Punjab government on Tuesday announced setting up of new pig breeding farms, saying "there was need to diversify in agriculture allied...
21 June 2017
Tamil Nadu Assembly: DMK Stages Walkout Over Cattle Ban Issue
INDIA - The opposition Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) walked out of the Tamil Nadu legislative assembly on Tuesday, protesting against the unsatisfactory response of the state government to recent cattle market rules....
20 June 2017
Better Supply Chain Communications to Play Vital Role in Post-Brexit Era
UK - While there will be tough and challenging times ahead there will also be opportunities in the post-Brexit era, according to Stuart Ashworth, Head of Economics Services with Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)....
IFA: Seven Reasons Why Farmers Should Resist Factory Pressure on Cattle Prices
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy said there is no market basis for pressure on cattle prices at this time. He said the move by the factories to pull quotes and talk down the trade is an attempt to force out very tight supplies of prime cattle....
Competition Commission Raids Beef Suppliers for 'Price Fixing'
SOUTH AFRICA - The Competition Commission raided 13 premises belonging to seven meat suppliers in three provinces on Wednesday morning as part of an ongoing investigation into the alleged fixing of prices and trading conditions....
There are No Cattle Markets in Goa, Says Chief Minister
GOA - Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said that the ban on the sale of cattle for slaughter rule does not apply to Goa as "there are no cattle markets in the state."...
19 June 2017
CME: Choice Beef Cutout Reaches Highest Value at Start of W24
US - Demand for Choice beef over the last four weeks has been impressive, possibly the best this decade for the weeks surrounding Memorial Day, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
16 June 2017
IFA: Strong Beef Prices Driven by Strong Market Demand
IRELAND - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said beef prices are holding firm, driven by extremely strong market demand and rising prices in our main export market in the UK....
BJP Allies in Christian-majority NE India Oppose Cattle Trade Rules
INDIA - The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) allies in three Christian-majority states of Nagaland, Mizoram and Meghalaya have opposed the central government’s new cattle trade and slaughter rules....
15 June 2017
Supreme Court Serves Notice to Centre; Reply Sought Within 2 Weeks
INDIA - Hearing a plea challenging the Centre’s notification on cattle slaughter ban, the Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday asked the government to file its response within two weeks before the court hears the matter again on 11 July....
13 June 2017
Meghalaya Assembly Passes Resolution Against Cattle Slaughter Ban
INDIA - The Meghalaya Assembly on Monday unanimously passed a resolution opposing the Centre’s notification banning the sale and purchase of cattle at animal markets for slaughter and demanded its withdrawal as it would “impact the economy of the...
08 June 2017
Supreme Court to Hear Plea on New Cattle Notification
INDIA - The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a petition challenging the Centre’s new notification restricting sale of cattle in livestock markets for the purpose of slaughter and religious animal sacrifices....
07 June 2017
CME: Cattle Prices Higher on Start of W23
US - Cattle prices were higher on Monday, 5 June, and higher still on the open yesterday as market participants try to reconcile expectations for softer prices post Memorial Day with the reality of choice cutout values going the other way, reports...
New Guide Helps Producers Reduce Livestock Losses
UK - A new guide has been developed to help beef and sheep producers use disease information recorded during inspection at the abattoir as a tool for assessing the health and welfare of their livestock on farm....
05 June 2017
Cattle Slaughter Ban: Govt Open to Suggestions on Notification
INDIA - The government on Sunday said it is open to suggestions made by various groups on the cattle slaughter notification and was not viewing it as a prestige issue, amid a raging row over the order....
02 June 2017
CME: Rise in US Steer, Heifer Slaughter Under Federal Inspection
US - Steer and heifer slaughter in the US under Federal Inspection (FI) last year totaled 24.2 million head, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Farmgate Cattle Prices Up 13% Year-on-Year
SCOTLAND, UK - The firmness of the beef market over the past two months is continuing, with farmgate prices in Scotland around 13 per cent higher (and 16p/kg dwt higher) than this time last year, according to the latest analysis by Quality Meat Scotland...
ASEAN Buyers Connect with US Red Meat Industry
US - To connect exporters and importers and create interest in alternative cuts of US beef and pork, USMEF hosted 11 leading meat buyers from the ASEAN region for an educational tour of packing plants in Colorado and Iowa. ...
01 June 2017
Meghalaya BJP Leader Quits Party Protesting Against Cattle Trade Rule
INDIA - s the Central government confronts strong opposition to its new rule banning cattle trade for slaughter in south and the northeast, a BJP leader in Meghalaya has resigned in protest. ...
31 May 2017
Aussie Beef Experts Express Doubt About Endurance of India's Cattle Slaughter Law
AUSTRALIA - There are doubts about whether India's ban on the slaughter of cattle and buffalo will last....
Kerala Govt to Convene Meeting of All CMs Over New Cattle Laws
INDIA - The Kerala government on Wednesday decided to convene a meeting of all chief ministers to discuss the Centre's ban on sale of cattle at animal markets for slaughter. ...
30 May 2017
Cattle Trade Ban to Halt Beef Exports May Lead to Job Losses
INDIA - The Central Government's ban on the trade of cattle for slaughter threatens $4 billion in annual beef exports and millions of jobs if the government does not revoke the stoppage decreed last week, according to two industry officials....
29 May 2017
CME: Rally in Cattle Prices This Spring One of the Biggest on Record
US - The rally in cattle prices this spring has been one of the biggest on record, fed by improving export buying and domestic consumer appetites, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
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