Dairy & Ruminant
Thursday, May 11, 2023
Scientists create gene-edited calf resistant to BVDV
University of Nebraska-Lincoln scientists, as well as scientists from the federal and private sector, have collaborated to produce a gene-edited calf resistant to bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV), Phys.org reported.
Wednesday, May 10, 2023
Study shows impact of grazing practices on cattle behaviour and weight gain
Researchers from the USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) are completing a 10-year study to investigate how grazing practices impact cattle behaviour, diet quality, and annual weight gain in extensive rangelands, Phys.org reported.
Tuesday, May 9, 2023
Researchers develop cattle blastoids in lab to improve cattle breeding
Researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center, along with colleagues from Brazil and China, have developed a new method for producing bovine blastoids, the first step in creating lab-grown cow embryos that could result in new reproductive ...
Tuesday, May 9, 2023
Tyson Foods shares plummet as lower meat prices hurt company's revenue
Tyson Foods, announced disappointing quarterly results, due to lower demand for pork and beef, which sent prices spiraling downwards as consumers became wary of inflation, Washington Post reported.
Tuesday, May 9, 2023
Less chances of LSD entering Australia, according to epidemiology company
The risk of a serious livestock disease making its way to Australia is lower than authorities first expected.
Tuesday, May 9, 2023
Minnesota, US small and medium-sized meat and poultry processors can now access state loans
Small and medium-sized meat and poultry processors in Minnesota, the United States, can apply for loans through the state's Rural Finance Authority.
Tuesday, May 9, 2023
Amicogen-Lysando partnership to tackle mastitis in dairy cows
Amicogen, a biotech company focusing on industrial enzyme production and drug development, has teamed up with Lysando, which has a background in the development of antimicrobial Artilysin, to address the increasing issue of mastitis in dair ...
Monday, May 8, 2023
Indonesia seeks alternative cattle suppliers, turns to Brazil for lower costs
Indonesia is seeking alternative cattle suppliers due to high prices for Australian cattle, and Brazil, the world's largest beef exporter, has promised to export live cattle at a lower cost, Financial Review reported.
Monday, May 8, 2023
New Zealand-UK FTA positively received by NZ red meat sector
New Zealand's red meat sector has welcomed a free trade agreement (FTA) between New Zealand and the United Kingdom, saying it will deliver a major boost to Kiwi exports by eventually allowing tariff-free access for beef and lamb into the UK ...
Monday, May 8, 2023
New Texas, US bill seeks to stop dubious claims from plant, cell-based meat companies
Texas, the United States, has passed a bill to prevent plant and cell-based meat companies from making misleading claims – with the legislation heading to the state's governor Greg Abbott for his signature.
Monday, May 8, 2023
Total red meat production for Türkiye rose by 12.3% last year
Türkiye's total red meat production increased by 12.3% in 2022 from the previous year to 2.2 million tons, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) has said.
Monday, May 8, 2023
Belgium's feed production in 2022 sees biggest drop since 2011
Animal feed production in Belgium fell by 6% in 2022 to 6.7 million tonnes, the lowest level since 2011.
Monday, May 8, 2023
Indonesia gets help from FAO and Australia to fight LSD, FMD infections in livestock
Indonesia has moved another step closer to eliminating lumpy skin disease (LSD) and foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) among livestock with the support of the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Australia.
Friday, May 5, 2023
Vietnam's livestock sector faces challenges from FDI enterprises and imported meat
Nguyen Thanh Son, chairman of the Vietnam Poultry Association's (VIPA), said that the country's domestic livestock industry is faces challenges from the increasing dominance of foreign direct investment (FDI) enterprises in the market and i ...
Friday, May 5, 2023
Research finds that gene selection can cut 30% of cattle emissions
A study funded by Ireland's Department of Agriculture has found that gene selection can cut 30% of cattle emissions, Irish Farmers Journal reported.

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