Dairy & Ruminant
Tuesday, October 3, 2023
New study sets sights on improving sustainability of Australian meat, livestock industry
Improving the air, land, soil, water, animal health and regenerative agriculture practices within Australia's meat and livestock industry are key areas of focus for a new study which is now underway across the country.
Monday, October 2, 2023
Merck Animal Health awards US$90,000 in scholarships to future veterinarians
Merck Animal Health has awarded a total of US$90,000 in scholarships to 18 aspiring bovine veterinary students, marking a significant educational initiative carried out in partnership with the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (A ...
Monday, October 2, 2023
Brazil's beef production surges 7% in first half of 2023, set to continue growth
The beef production sector in Brazil has witnessed a remarkable 7% year-on-year growth during the first half of 2023, reaching a total output of 4.1 million tonnes, UK Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board reported.
Monday, October 2, 2023
LifeStart Calf Symposium in UK to spotlight holistic approach to nurturing herds
Trouw Nutrition, the livestock feed business of Nutreco, and the University of Nottingham School of Veterinary Medicine and Science are convening international attendees including scientists, producers, nutritionists and veterinarians, in E ...
Friday, September 29, 2023
Ireland sees 1.2% increase in dairy cow population, while cattle numbers decline
Ireland's Central Statistics Office (CSO) has reported a 1.2% increase in the country's dairy cow population, up 19,300 to 1,646,600 in June, according to the latest data released on September 27, but total cattle numbers have declined year ...
Thursday, September 28, 2023
Colombia gains approval to export beef to China
Major South American beef exporter, Minerva Foods, said that Colombia's Agriculture Ministry has officially given its nod to the health protocol required for opening the Chinese market to Colombian beef exports, The Brazilian Report reporte ...
Thursday, September 28, 2023
Australian red meat sector aims for expansion in UK market
The Australian red meat industry is set to make a significant foray into the UK market with the launch of its "Aussie Beef & Lamb" (ABL) brand, aiming to provide a distinctive option for UK foodservice professionals and retail ...
Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Australia's livestock traceability system receives US$14.3 million boost
The Australian federal government has allocated a grant of AUD 22.5 million (~US$14.3 million; AUD 1 = US$0.64) to the Integrity Systems Company, responsible for the livestock industry, to elevate the capabilities of the National Livestock ...
Wednesday, September 27, 2023
USDA-backed project to test novel sorghum cultivars for beef, dairy cattle in US
A new USDA-supported project will test and release several new sorghum cultivars that promise high-yielding, nutritious forage for beef and dairy cattle operations in US north-central states.
Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Long-term market stability expected for Wales, UK beef industry
The beef sector in Wales, the United Kingdom, may see long-term market stability and positive price growth following new calf registration numbers, which matched other statistics showing supply tightening from the end of 2024 forward, accor ...
Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Chandigarh administration, India vaccinates over 21,000 livestock against disease
In a significant step towards improving the health and productivity of Chandigarh's livestock population, the Union Territory (UT) administration, a territory governed by the Union Government of India, has successfully vaccinated over 21,00 ...
Tuesday, September 26, 2023
US red meat production sees decline in August 2023
In August 2023, commercial red meat production in the US totalled 4.673 billion pounds, which marked a 3% decrease from the record monthly high observed in August 2022 due to reduced numbers of market-ready cattle and lower average live wei ...
Tuesday, September 26, 2023
JBS begins construction of cell-based protein R&D facility
JBS has started construction of an R&D site that will develop cell-based protein, marking its latest investment in the early-stage industry.
Monday, September 25, 2023
120 cattle die from lumpy skin disease in Pune, India despite vaccination drive
Despite an extensive vaccination effort, approximately 120 cattle in Pune district, in the Indian state of Maharashtra, have died from lumpy skin disease since April of this year, according to a report from the Zilla Parishad's animal husba ...
Monday, September 25, 2023
Wildfires, drought put British Columbia, Canada beef producers in precarious position
Beef producers in British Columbia, Canada, are dealing with the most destructive wildfire season in the province's history and are tallying their losses in terms of cattle and infrastructure such as fences, said an industry leader.

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