Thursday, July 28, 2022
US farmers forced to sell off cattle at levels not seen in over 10 years
US farmers in Western states are being forced to sell off their cattle at levels not seen in over 10 years due to extreme drought and inflationary pressures, CNN Business reported.
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Bion's new technology to make beef sustainable for cattle feeders and ranchers
Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc., a developer of advanced livestock waste treatment technology that dramatically reduces environmental impacts and recovers valuable resources, announced a letter of intent with Ribbonwire Ranch to build ...
Monday, July 25, 2022
US cattle inventory 2% down year-on-year in July
The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) cattle report showed that there were 30.4 million cows in US farms as of July 1, 2022, 2% down compared to July 2021, the USDA reported.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Australian cattle breeders looking to freeze cattle sperm and eggs due to foot-and-mouth disease
Cattle breeders in Australia are considering to freeze cattle semen and eggs for use in future breeding programmes and safeguard their bloodlines following the possible threat of food-and-mouth disease (FMD) affecting the country's AUD 32 b ...
Friday, July 15, 2022
Theileria orientalis disease found in cattle in Middle Tennessee, US
The state veterinarian of Tennessee, the United States, has announced the detection of Theileria orientalis in a herd of cattle in Middle Tennessee.
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Scotland Rural College's cattle waste project gets part of US$64.1 million aid from UK government
The GreenShed project – led by Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) – is one of 15 projects across the United Kingdom to receive a share in £54 million (US$64.1 million) of funding from the UK government's Net Zero Innovation Po ...
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Texas A&M University's beef cattle workshop to be held in Texas, US, in end-August
The Beef Reproduction Task Force and Texas A&M University will host the 2022 Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle Workshop in San Antonio, Texas, the United States, on August 30-31.
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
New samples of tick found during research on tick-transmitted cattle diseases in Arkansas, US
Scientists conducting research on tick-transmitted cattle diseases in Arkansas, the United States, have turned up new samples of the invasive Asian longhorned tick.
Friday, July 1, 2022
Indonesia cattle FMD outbreak nearly stops northern Australia's live export trade
The foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in Indonesia has nearly stopped the live export trade from northern Australia and completely disrupted the country's food supply system, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported.
Monday, June 20, 2022
Cattle producers in Casino, Australia surpass US$140 million in annual sales
The Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange in Casino, New South Wales, Australia has surpassed AUD 200 million (~US$140 million; AUD 1 = US$0.70) in annual sales for the first time in its history, thanks to high cattle prices, the Australian Br ...
Friday, June 17, 2022
At least 2,000 cattle in Kansas, US, killed because of extreme heat and humidity
The health department of Kansas state, US said at least 2,000 cattle have been killed due to extreme heat and humidity in the past few days, as the hot temperatures threaten livestock, CNBC reported.
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
USDA scientists explores cutting methane emissions from cattle with steam-flaked corn
Scientists at the USDA Agricultural Research Service's Conservation and Production Research Laboratory in Bushland, Texas, the United States, recently took up a challenge to estimate how cattle feeding can knock methane numbers down.
Thursday, June 9, 2022
Malaysia-based agrotech firm Radiance to breed cattle using smart system
Malaysia-based agrotech company Radiance Assets Bhd is planning to breed cattle using a smart technology-driven closed barn system with a fully automated breeding environment in the states of Perak and Kelantan, the New Straits Times report ...
Thursday, June 9, 2022
New device can diagnose cattle health using milk samples in under 10 seconds
A new device by Labby, a startup founded by two alumni from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), is able to diagnose cattle health using milk samples taken from individual cows in under 10 seconds, MIT News reported.
Monday, June 6, 2022
Exports of Australian live cattle to Indonesia slows due to foot-and-mouth disease
Tom Dawkins, the chief executive of Australia's Northern Territory Livestock Exporters Association (NTLEA), said live cattle exports to Indonesia for the rest of June 2022 will slow to a near halt due to the foot-and-mouth disease situation ...

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