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14 May 2014
Spain in Europe’s Top Five for Chicken and Beef
SPAIN – Spanish farmers play a significant role in meat production on a European level, poultry and beef producers have...
13 May 2014
Cull Cow Prices Strong
US - Cull cow prices in the US have been at record high levels throughout 2014, according to a North Dakota State Extension...
12 May 2014
Egyptian Vets Inspect Pakistan Abattoirs
PAKISTAN - A delegation of veterinarians from Egypt’s Ministry of Agriculture have undertaken a five-day visit to inspect...
US Pork, Beef Exports Increase Pace in March
US - The pace of US beef and pork exports increased sharply in March, driven by double-digit increases to leading markets...
Cattle Outlook: Remarkable Month Sees Beef Exports 5.2 per cent Higher
US - Record beef prices have not impeded progress on the exports front this spring, according to Ron Plain and Scott Brown,...
09 May 2014
Brazilian Cow Tests Positive for BSE
BRAZIL – The World Organisation for Animal Health has confirmed another Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy case, this time...
MLA: Weekly Cattle Summary
AUSTRALIA - The following report is a collection of market summaries from the previous week across Australia's territories...
07 May 2014
Hog Outlook: 288,000 Jobs Added to the US Economy in April
US - The Department of Labor says 288,000 jobs were added to the US economy in April. More people working should be positive...
Improved Lung Lesion Scoring System for Pigs
GERMANY - Researchers in Hanover have developed an improved method for scoring lung lesions in pigs under commercial slaughterhouse...
01 May 2014
Petition Launched to End Non-stun Slaughter
UK - A campaign to end non-stun slaughter to improve animal welfare at the time of death has been stepped up with the launch...
29 April 2014
Atria to Cut Jobs at Jyväskylä Plant
FINLAND – Finnish meat processor, Atria, is to increase the efficiency of beef and pork procurement and processing at its...
22 April 2014
Increased Cattle Carcase Weights Contribute to Lift in Supply
SCOTLAND, UK - The increased supply of cattle reaching the market over the past three months has triggered some concern among...
17 April 2014
California Beef Processing Plant Faces Fine over Water Pollution
US - A National Beef slaughterhouse in Brawley California faces a fine of more than $3.7 million for water pollution violations....
16 April 2014
EU Pig Prices See Large Rises in France and Spain
EU - The movement on the EU slaughter pig market this week was predominantly encouraging....
31 March 2014
United States Hog Inventory Down
US - The US pig herd has dropped by three per cent over the last year, according to the latest figures from the USDA’s...
Australian Cattle Markets Move Higher
AUSTRALIA - Australia's cattle price yard stick - the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator - closed higher last week, finishing...
28 March 2014
Plant Blaze Fails to Dampen Poultry Output
CHILE – Chilean poultry production rocketed through January and February despite major product losses being incurred at...
26 March 2014
Poll Backs Centralised Chicken Slaughter in Guangdong
CHINA - A poll in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, has shown 53 per cent support for centralised slaughter of chickens and...
24 March 2014
How Will Changes in EU Meat Inspection Work?
ANALYSIS - Changes to the European poultry meat inspection system are expected to come into force later this year....
20 March 2014
BPEX Enhances Historical UK Pig Price Reporting
UK - Following its meeting on 12 March, the BPEX Board agreed to launch new historical pig price reports that will replace...
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