Dairy & Ruminant
Monday, May 20, 2024
Cebu, Philippines, in state of calamity, suffers US$3.1 million in damages to crops, livestock
The governor of Cebu, the Philippines, Gwendolyn Garcia, declared on May 17 the entire province under a state of calamity as 32 of its 50 local governments reported ₱176.8 million (US$3.1 million) in damages to crops and livestock ami ...
Monday, May 20, 2024
Fonterra announces step-change in strategic direction
Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd announced on May 16 a step-change in its strategic direction, as it commits to deepening its position as a world-leading provider of high-value, innovative dairy ingredients.
Friday, May 17, 2024
Canada confirms no H5N1 bird flu in commercial milk samples
Canadian government officials announced that samples of commercially sold milk have shown "no evidence" of H5N1 bird flu, following enhanced testing aimed at addressing Canadians' concerns after the virus was detected in some US d ...
Friday, May 17, 2024
Florida, US tightens restrictions on cattle imports amid avian influenza concerns
Florida, US has expanded its regulations to block the importation of certain cattle due to the spread of a type of avian influenza affecting dairy herds in other US states, The News Service of Florida reported.
Friday, May 17, 2024
Turkey sees increase in poultry and dairy production in March 2024
The output of poultry, milk, and milk products in Turkey saw an increase in March compared to the same month last year, according to data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK), Hurriyet Daily News reported.
Thursday, May 16, 2024
Swedish start-up raises nearly US$3 million for methane-reducing feed additive
Swedish start-up Volta Greentech has raised kr32 million (US$2.95 million) to bring its Lome feed additive to market.
Thursday, May 16, 2024
Scotland, UK, imposes movement restrictions following BSE case at Ayrshire farm
Movement restrictions have been put in place after a case of classical Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) was confirmed on a farm in Ayrshire, Scotland, the United Kingdom.
Wednesday, May 15, 2024
AgriWebb secures US$7.2 million to enhance livestock management and sustainability efforts
AgriWebb, an Australia-based provider of beef cattle production software, has announced the successful close of a US$7.2 million funding round, which was oversubscribed by 30%, Beef Magazine reported.
Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Sharjah, UAE agriculture agency signs contract for supply of more than 1,000 pregnant cows
The Sharjah Agricultural and Livestock Production EST (EKTFA) in the United Arab Emirates, affiliated with the country's Department of Agriculture and Livestock, has signed a contract granting Inntro Agrar Gmbh the right to supply a second ...
Tuesday, May 14, 2024
US allocates over US$100 million for enhanced bird flu surveillance
US health officials are allocating over US$100 million to bolster surveillance of bird flu in cattle and humans amid growing concerns that the outbreak has spread more extensively than reported, Bloomberg reported.
Monday, May 13, 2024
Laos plans to enhance animal health systems for livestock industry growth
Laos is gearing up to implement robust animal health systems to mitigate the risks and repercussions of diseases on livestock, fortifying its husbandry sector and food security, Xinhua News reported.
Monday, May 13, 2024
Australian beef exports surge, the second highest on record
Australian beef exports have surged by 46% from April 2023 to reach 113,431 tonnes, marking the highest beef export volume for April since 2015 and the second highest on record, Meat & Livestock Australia reported.
Monday, May 13, 2024
Fonterra appoints permanent CFO
Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd announced on May 9 the appointment of Andrew Murray to the role of chief financial officer.
Monday, May 13, 2024
Australia, US cattle organisations sign statement of priorites for both nations' cattle producers
Cattle Australia (CA) on May 9 joined the United States National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) in signing a statement of priorities for Australian and US cattle producers during the Rural Press Club of Queensland breakfast at Beef2024 ...
Monday, May 13, 2024
European organisations release framework for stronger cooperation in EU's One Health implementation
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), the European Environment Agency (EEA), the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) published a joint ...

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