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11 March 2015
Demand Pull Not Technology Push: Using Drones in Livestock Production
GLOBAL – Applying Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or drones in livestock production has huge potential but producers need tangible cost and profit benefits to embrace them....
03 March 2015
New European Cattle and Sheep Breeding Company Announced
EUROPE - A leading New Zealand breeding company is branching into Europe following the acquisition of a major stake in a UK based sheep breeding specialist, bringing with it cattle and sheep expertise. ...
02 March 2015
BVDV Persistently Impacts Herd Health
ANALYSIS - A diagnosis of Bovine Viral Diarhea Virus (BVDV) persistently impacts the health and performance of the herd, and it's the mostly costly cattle disease for producers from a reproductive and respiratory perspective, writes Sarah Mikesell, TheCattleSite...
25 February 2015
Charolais Spring Sales Strong Once More
UK, SCOTLAND - Charolais has again taken the lead at the UK's spring sales, with a major Scottish sale topping at 18,000 guineas. ...
09 February 2015
CattleFax: Where’s the US Cattle Open Interest Gone?
ANALYSIS – Speculators have left the US cattle future market, leaving ranchers far more exposed on a hedge basis, the US cattle industry was told last week....
16 January 2015
MSD Animal Health's FINADYNE Not Available in US
US - MSD Animal Health, known as Merck Animal Health in the US and Canada, recently announced the introduction of FINADYNE® Transdermal (flunixin meglumine) Pour-on solution, which has created some confusion among our customers in the United States....
25 August 2014
New Wagyu Seedstock Sale
AUSTRALIA - In a move to provide a market-place for superior Wagyu genetics, the Australian Wagyu Association (AWA) has launched an online Wagyu Fullblood 100% International Sale to culminate at the 2014 Wagyu Conference at the Gold Coast on Sunday, 12...
01 August 2014
MLA: Weekly Cattle Summary
AUSTRALIA - The following report is a collection of market summaries from the previous week across Australia's territories from analysts at Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
09 June 2014
Argentinian Forage Needs a ‘Green Revolution’
ARGENTINA – Cattle must be fed higher quality forage, the ministry of agriculture has advised farmers....
29 May 2014
Cattle Futures: Cattle Closed Up Wednesday
US - August live cattle closed up $0.35 at $137.10 Wednesday, writes analyst Jim Wyckoff for TheCattleSite. ...
16 May 2014
Charolais Meets Solid Demand at Carlisle
UK - Charolais bulls met a solid commercial demand selling to a top of 11,500gns and achieving a new breed centre record average of £5,593 for 88 bulls which represented 93 per cent clearance in Carlisle on Saturday 10 May at the breed society’s official...
14 April 2014
Weekly Cattle Summary: Exports Confirmed as Remaining High as WASDE Report Predicts 4.5 per cent Output Drop
US - March was the tenth consecutive month seeing cattle exports outstrip imports, an encouraging sign considering record beef prices, say Professors Ron Plain and Scott Brown at the University of Missouri. ...
06 March 2014
Cattle Futures: Bulls Still Have Advantage Despite Losses, Wednesday
US - Prices hit a fresh contract high before backing sharply off seeing April live cattle close $1.95 lower at $143.67, writes TheCattleSite analyst, Jim Wyckoff. ...
20 February 2014
Sales Results Suggest Swing Back to Charolais
UK - United Auctions reported solid Charolais demand at Stirling on Tuesday where bidding topped 26,000 guineas. ...
19 February 2014
Cattle Futures: Prices Close Higher And Turn Bullish, Tuesday
US - TheCattleSite analyst Jim Wyckoff reports higher prices for fed and feeder cattle and that a major market top is in place. ...
13 February 2014
Lowest Cattle Numbers Since 1951
US - The annual decline in inventory is likely nearing an end, writes Ron Plain, after analysing the lowest USDA Cattle Inventory Report since 1951. ...
24 January 2014
Obese Cows Could Warrant Slimming Pre-Calving Diet
UK – Beef producers are being told to prepare for an increase in calving difficulties this summer by leading experts in Scotland....
17 January 2014
Nashville Cattle Convention to Break Records
US – Nashville hosts the 2014 National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Convention next month which is boasting a further 30 exhibitors....
10 December 2013
CME Grains Turn Weaker in Aftermath of USDA Supply and Demand Report
ANALYSIS - Corn futures moved lower at midday Tuesday, after seeing a slight bounce following a mildly bullish USDA supply and demand report for December. ...
28 October 2013
Jim Wyckoff's Weekly Cattle Forecast: Bullish Momentum
ANALYSIS - Record-high cash prices and last week's new contract highs are both signaling this market has additional upside potential, and the bulls are in full technical and fundamental command, reports Jim Wyckoff, 5m market analyst. ...
30 September 2013
Weekly Cattle Summary: Cattle on Feed Report Tells of Lowest August Placements Since Current Records Began
US - The September cattle on feed report said placements into large feedlots during August were 10 per cent lower than for any August since USDA began the current data series in 1996, write Ron Plain and Scott Brown, University of Missouri....
27 September 2013
Herd Rebuilding Process Takes Back Seat as Production Soars
ARGENTINA – Herd rebuilding aspirations have been jeopardised by an increase in female cattle slaughter this year....
12 September 2013
Madrid Beef Scheme Promotes Regional Beef and Good Genetics
SPAIN – Six million euros is given to an experimental beef farm near Madrid every year to work on advancing limousin genetics by testing calves for stud qualities....
22 August 2013
CCA Beef Science 'Cluster' in Sustainability Drive
CANADA – A collaboration of industry experts, scientists and universities is to be led by the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association in a $14 million project to boost beef sector sustainability and competitiveness....
08 August 2013
Cut Pastures and Use Antibiotics to Beat Pinkeye
US – Farmers in the southern states of the US are being urged to control Pinkeye with pasture cutting and antibiotics this summer....
01 August 2013
Moscow Seminar to Provide Breeding and Genomics Advice
RUSSIA – Ministry efforts to promote commercial insemination and estimated breeding values have resulted in a seminar to address such issues for Moscow based cattlemen....
30 July 2013
Semen Exports Up 17 Per Cent
AUSTRIA – Semen exports increased by 17 per cent last year, which the national cattle breeders association has said is a good sign for a crucial part of the industry....
29 July 2013
Weekly Cattle Summary: Feedlot Heifer Data, A Sign of Herd Rebuilding
US - Cattle on feed numbers show the lowest July heifer numbers for seven years which could signal rebuilding efforts are materialising, according to Ron Plain and Scott Brown, University of Missouri. ...
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