Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Delayed cattle consignment in Darwin, Australia, now heading for Jakarta, Indonesia
A consignment of cattle delayed in a pre-export quarantine feedlot since mid-January sailed from Darwin, Australia, for Jakarta, Indonesia, on February 17, following the belated formal release of 2024 cattle import permits on February 16 by ...
Thursday, February 8, 2024
Ugandan government to import 10 million FMD cattle vaccine doses
The Ugandan Government has announced plans to import 10 million doses of vaccines to intensify vaccination efforts in the battle against foot and mouth disease (FMD) in the country's cattle population, The Independent reported.
Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Philippines implements ban on live cattle imports from several countries amid LSD concerns
In response to outbreaks of lumpy skin disease (LSD), the Philippines Department of Agriculture (DA) has issued a ban on the import of live cattle and buffaloes from Libya, Russia, South Korea, and Thailand, Rappler reported.
Monday, February 5, 2024
US beef cattle herd hits lowest levels since 1951 due to prolonged drought
The US beef cattle herd, grappling with a relentless two-year drought, has dwindled to levels unseen since 1951, according to the latest annual survey from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), Beef Central reported.
Friday, February 2, 2024
Successful cloning of endangered Chinese cattle marks breakthrough in conservation efforts
Scientists in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality have successfully cloned the endangered Zhangmu and Apeijiaza cattle breeds found in Xizang Autonomous Region, a breakthrough in rescuing and protecting critically endangered cattle bre ...
Wednesday, January 24, 2024
Year-on-year drop in South Korea's beef cattle number in Q4 2023
The number of beef cattle in South Korea fell year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2023, data showed on January 19, amid the country's falling meat prices in the market.
Tuesday, January 23, 2024
Pakistan livestock department facilitates investment for cattle, poultry industry
The Pakistan Livestock Department has established a dedicated counter at the Business Facilitation Centre (BFC), designed to streamline the issuance of 13 different types of Non-Objection Certificates (NOC), ensuring a smoother process for ...
Wednesday, January 17, 2024
Consultation in Northern Ireland, UK, seeks to lower compensation for cattle with bovine tuberculosis
A consultation on reducing compensation rates for cattle with bovine tuberculosis (bTB) has begun in Northern Ireland, the United Kingdom.
Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Canadian innovation based on genetic selection to cut dairy cattle's methane emissions awarded
A University of Guelph (Canada) innovation that uses genetic selection methods to reduce methane emissions in dairy cattle has received the university's Innovation of the Year Award for 2023.
Friday, January 5, 2024
Australia's immunisation drive shields thousands of Indonesian cattle from LSD
In an ongoing effort to safeguard Australia's cattle industry from biosecurity threats, the Australian government has sent its final and one-millionth vaccination dose to Indonesia to combat lumpy skin disease (LSD) and foot-and-mouth disea ...
Thursday, December 28, 2023
Irish factory cattle supplies expected to decline by 2% in 2024
In a projection for the year ahead, Bord Bia's beef sector manager, Maek Zieg, anticipates a 2% decrease in Republic of Ireland factory cattle supplies in 2024, Agriland reported.
Tuesday, December 26, 2023
UK cattle herd at 3.24 million head according to June census
The UK cattle breeding herd, both dairy and beef, was reported at 3.24 million head based on a June 2023 census.
Tuesday, December 19, 2023
Republic of Ireland open to exploring bovine tuberculosis vaccines for cattle
The Republic of Ireland's Department of Agriculture, Food, and the Marine (DAFM) has expressed openness to exploring bovine tuberculosis (TB) vaccines for cattle, as shared by Dr Damien Barrett, senior superintending veterinary inspector at ...
Monday, December 18, 2023
US research initiatives awarded US$1.15 million to tackle liver abscesses in cattle
The International Consortium for Antimicrobial Stewardship in Agriculture (ICASA) has granted approximately US$1.15 million to four research initiatives in the United States focused on understanding the root causes of liver abscesses in bee ...
Thursday, December 14, 2023
Cattle Australia to create framework for reporting country's land management in beef production
Australian grassfed cattle industry peak council, Cattle Australia, has committed to developing a national framework to international reporting requirements for land management practices in the country's beef production systems.

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