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Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Japan proposes intellectual property protection for its wagyu beef cattle eggs and sperm
January 21, 2020 Japan proposes intellectual property protection for its wagyu beef cattle eggs and sperm The country's farm ministry proposed legalisation to guard intellectual property of its wagyu beef cattle fertilised eggs and sperm wi ...
Friday, December 27, 2019
Japan switches to random safety tests from blanket radiation testing for cattle in Fukushima
December 27, 2019 Japan switches to random safety tests from blanket radiation testing for cattle in Fukushima The move follows nonexistence of high radiation levels in cattle in more than six years, as Fukushima follows new measures alread ...
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Japanese cattle farmers worry over impact of US-Japan trade deal
Japanese cattle farmers, who are already facing challenges as they adapt to terms of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and a deal with the European Union, see no good news in the recent trade deal between the United States and Japan, AFP ...
Monday, July 25, 2016
Japan may abolish BSE testing on domestic cattle
Japan is set to abolish mad cow-disease testing for cattle 48 months old and up, after considering findings that risks to human health from abolishing so-called age-based test were negligible.
Monday, May 25, 2015
Japan researchers can now better detect marbling in cattle
Researchers at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology said they have developed a new in vivo scanner that can detect the amount of marbling in cattle, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Australian cattle prices to hit record high on Japan trade deal
April 10, 2014 Australian cattle prices to hit record high on Japan trade deal   Australia's cattle prices will reach record high driven by concessions on Japanese beef import tariffs agreed in a free trade agreement between Tokyo and Canbe ...
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Variants in the 3' UTR of General Transcription Factor IIF, polypeptide 2 affect female calving efficiency in Japanese Black cattle
Calving efficiency can be described as the measure of a cow's ability to produce viable offspring within a specific period of time. To identify variants associated with calving efficiency in Japanese Black cattle, we conducted a genome- ...
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Genome-wide association study identified three major QTL for carcass weight including the PLAG1-CHCHD7 QTN for stature in Japanese Black cattle
In this study, the GWAS revealed the genetic architecture underlying carcass weight variation in Japanese Black cattle in which three major QTL accounted for approximately one-third of the genetic variance.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Australia's export ban of cattle to Indonesia impacts Japan
September 20, 2012 Australia's export ban of cattle to Indonesia impacts Japan   Australia's temporary ban on live cattle exports to Indonesia in 2011 had a negative effect on Japan, where Australian cattle are well treated. The Australian ...
Friday, July 27, 2012
Japanese cattle numbers decline 1.6% on-year
July 27, 2012 Japanese cattle numbers decline 1.6% on-year Japan's cattle industry continues to be affected by high feed costs, subdued carcase prices and food safety issues, with herd numbers declining 1.6% on-year, to 4.13 million head as ...
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Japanese pork imports and EU cattle prices up
May 17, 2012 Japanese pork imports and EU cattle prices up   EU's beef market has remained strong for 2012 and prices have moved up steadily from July last year while total Japanese frozen pork imports in the first quarter of 2012 were up 6 ...
Thursday, January 19, 2012
India to screen pigs, cattle for Japanese Encephalitis
January 19, 2012 India to screen pigs, cattle for Japanese Encephalitis India's Indore has begun screening of pigs and cattle for Japanese Encephalitis (JE) following letters from the state health directorate asking all government and priva ...
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Japan extends US$1.13 billion aid to cattle farmers
September 28, 2011 Japan extends US$1.13 billion aid to cattle farmers Japan's cattle farmers who were affected by the nuclear disaster in northeastern Japan caused by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami will receive JPY86.3 billion (US$1.1 ...
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Koch Industries invests in Japanese cattle in Kansas
September 14, 2011 Koch Industries invests in Japanese cattle in Kansas   Koch Industries has invested in nearly 40 reddish-brown cows and calves in southeast Kansas in a bid to remake the domestic cattle industry by producing higher percen ...
Saturday, September 3, 2011
Japan's Fukushima clears beef from 34 cattle in radioactive screening
September 3, 2011 Japan's Fukushima clears beef from 34 cattle in radioactive screening The Fukushima prefectural government said Wednesday (Sept 1) that beef from 34 cattle, first shipped since the central government lifted its cattle expo ...

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