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30 March 2015
Cattle Outlook: Figures Show Record February for Retail Beef
US - Grocery stores were asking over 75 cents more per pound of fresh beef this February than last, according to a weekly review by University of Missouri professors. ...
26 March 2015
CME: Latest USDA Report has Bearish Implications for Beef, Pork and Chicken
US - USDA released on Monday, March 23, the results of its monthly survey of refrigerated warehouses and we think the results have bearish implications for beef, pork and chicken, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner. ...
25 March 2015
Billions Could Be Saved in New Zealand Red Meat Sector
NEW ZEALAND - Savings of hundreds of millions, potentially billions of dollars can be made in New Zealand’s red meat sector through industry rationalisation and consolidation....
23 March 2015
Cattle on Feed Report a Bit Bullish
US - Feedyards placements fell over eight per cent in February, leaving a bullish tone to the market, according to Professor Ron Plain on the latest Cattle on Feed report. ...
17 March 2015
Northern Ireland Prime Kill Reaches Second Highest in 2015
NORTHERN IRELAND - Prime cattle supplies were strong in Northern Ireland last week, with cattle throughput being the second highest for 2015....
US Meat Set to Surpass Last Year's Output
US - The US government is still predicting a higher meat output from its cattle industry this year but revised it beef forecast lower....
16 March 2015
Bluetongue Virus Confirmed on Croatian Island
CROATIA - A small island off the south of Croatia has reported Bluetongue virus on six farms. ...
Cattle Outlook: Fed Cattle Up nearly $3
US - Fed cattle were up, slaughter was down and Oklahoma feeders were mixed last week, write Professors Ron Plain and Scott Brown, University of Missouri. ...
Call on European Commission to Fully Enforce Slaughter Regulations
EU – The European Commission has been called on to phase out killing methods, which cause intense suffering to animals, such as slaughter without stunning, the use of CO2 stunning for pigs and the use of electrical water-bath stunners for poultry as...
13 March 2015
CME: January One of Best Months Ever for US Meat
US - Federal and state officials confirmed yesterday that a case of high pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has now been found in Arkansas, writes Steve Meyer and Len Steiner. ...
12 March 2015
Reports of Growing African Foot and Mouth Problem
AFRICA – Foot and mouth disease (FMD) is on the rise in Africa, from southern regions to a new Algerian outbreak in the north this week, according to official disease surveillance reports....
09 March 2015
CME: Canadian Feedlot Inventory At 21 Year Low
CANADA and US - Statistics Canada has published the results of its semiannual surveys of the Canadian hog and cattle industry and the data showed a couple of diverging trends, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
06 March 2015
Spotlight on Halal Sector
UK - Opportunities and challenges facing the Halal sector will this month come under the spotlight at an event in Warwickshire....
05 March 2015
CME: Is Meat and Poultry Demand Softening
US - Is meat and poultry demand softening after a strong two year run? That is a very important question being posed by analysts as they try to look at these markets going forward. As DLR readers know, virtually every metric points to the strength of...
03 March 2015
Maharashtra Bans Beef Sale
INDIA - All beef sales have been banned in Maharashtra after President Pranab Mukherjee signed a Maharashtra Animal Preservation Bill, pending since 1995....
27 February 2015
Moves to Increase Welfare in Non-stun Slaughter
UK - The British government is to look at ways of introducing post-cut stunning in religious slaughter systems....
24 February 2015
Norway BSE Case Resolved
NORWAY – A bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) case has been finalised with confirmation of all risk animals being killed and incinerated....
23 February 2015
Call to Government to End Non-stun Slaughter on Day of Parliamentary Debate
UK - The British Veterinary Association (BVA), supported by the RSPCA, has called on the British Government to end non-stun slaughter on the day of a Parliamentary debate on an e-petition relating to ending non-stun slaughter to promote animal welfare....
Cattle Outlook: February Feedlots Slightly Fuller Than Last Year
US - The latest cattle on feed report showed slightly higher placements than a year ago....
18 February 2015
Brazilian Beef Quotes Almost Fifth Higher
BRAZIL - Despite decreases in January, average Brazilian beef quotes in February are 19.5 per cent higher than in the same period of 2014....
17 February 2015
Tight UK Beef Supply Forecast to Continue
UK – The beef market in the UK has had a relatively stable start to the year, with the end of 2014 seeing a slow and steady recovery....
16 February 2015
BSE Found in Beef Cow in Alberta
CANADA - A case of BSE has been found in a beef cow from Alberta in Canada....
Cattle Outlook: 2015 Will Have More Beef Than Thought
US - Government supply and demand estimates have been significantly lifted for meat and have inched slightly higher on the crop front. ...
13 February 2015
2.5 Million Colombian Cattle to Be Traceable by 2016
COLOMBIA – A national cattle traceability programme is reigniting efforts to expand its database with a view to ship more bovine product overseas....
11 February 2015
Rapid Decline in Australian Beef Herd
ANALYSIS - Having seen an unprecedented number of cattle sent for slaughter and live exports in 2014, the Australian cattle industry is likely to see significant adjustments over the coming years....
Wholesale Meat Specifications Document Published
CANADA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has published the Wholesale Meat Specifications Document (WMSD) for fresh beef, lamb, poultry, pork, turkey and veal on its website....
09 February 2015
Cattle Outlook: Mixed Picture From Market Last Week
US - Beef prices eased, fed cattle prices were mixed and feeders were eight to twelve dollars higher last week. ...
06 February 2015
Drought Stricken California Will See Rain, Drier in Mid West
US - California’s devastating four year drought is due to come to a long awaited end, ranchers heard at the Cattle Industry Convention this week....
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