Friday, June 14, 2024
US cattle organisation upset over research grant backing development of lab-grown meat
The National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) in the United States has slammed a research grant sponsored by the country's Department of Defense (DOD) as the grant will fund the development of lab-grown meat products by manufacturing com ...
Tuesday, June 11, 2024
US agencies plan research into bird flu spread among dairy cattle
US federal and state agencies are initiating research into the potential respiratory spread of bird flu among dairy cattle, aiming to understand the virus's transmission pathways and mitigate its impact on both animals and humans, according ...
Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Working group to push traceability of cattle in Brazil
Brazil has established a working group to advance measures to control the traceability of cattle and buffalo in the country.
Friday, May 17, 2024
Florida, US tightens restrictions on cattle imports amid avian influenza concerns
Florida, US has expanded its regulations to block the importation of certain cattle due to the spread of a type of avian influenza affecting dairy herds in other US states, The News Service of Florida reported.
Monday, May 13, 2024
Australia, US cattle organisations sign statement of priorites for both nations' cattle producers
Cattle Australia (CA) on May 9 joined the United States National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) in signing a statement of priorities for Australian and US cattle producers during the Rural Press Club of Queensland breakfast at Beef2024 ...
Thursday, May 9, 2024
Canada in danger of H5N1 infecting dairy cattle as bird flu strikes cows in US
Scientists warned limited surveillance means Canada might not be staying ahead of a serious H5N1 outbreak among dairy cattle occuring in the United States even as officials said there's still no sign of a dangerous form of bird flu in Canad ...
Friday, May 3, 2024
US expert raises concerns over undetected spread of H5N1 virus among US dairy cattle
Michael Osterholm, director of the US Centre for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP), warned that most H5N1 infections among US dairy cattle and other animal populations may be going undetected, despite increased surveillance ef ...
Tuesday, April 30, 2024
US implements stricter bird flu testing for dairy cattle amid concerns of widespread outbreak
Amid growing concerns about the spread of bird flu among livestock, the US announced plans to intensify testing in dairy cattle, signalling a proactive approach to mitigate risks associated with the virus, Axios reported.
Monday, April 29, 2024
Farmers in Ilocos Norte, Philippines, get more than US$200,000 worth of cattle
The province of Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, distributed ₱16 million (US$277,184) worth of cattle to 261 farmer-beneficiaries on April 23.
Thursday, April 25, 2024
USDA genetic analysis reveals wider and longer H5N1 outbreak among cattle in US
A recent genetic analysis by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) suggests that the H5N1 bird flu outbreak among dairy cattle in the US may have been ongoing for a more extended period than previously understood and has likely spread mor ...
Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Coccidiosis suspected in cattle deaths in Australia's Northern Territory
Investigations into the deaths of approximately 150 cattle in Australia's Northern Territory (NT) indicate that a parasitic disease known as coccidiosis is likely the cause, Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported.
Thursday, April 18, 2024
Missouri, US cattle producers urged to watch for symptoms in animals associated with protozoal organism
Cattle producers in Missouri, the United States, should watch for signs of disease associated with Theileria orientalis (ikeda), a protozoal organism recently detected in the state, according to the University of Missouri's director of Vete ...
Monday, April 15, 2024
Maryland, US calls for cattle, poultry owners to boost biosecurity amid bird flu outbreak
In response to a recent human case of H5N1 bird flu detected in Texas, US, the Department of Agriculture in Maryland, US is taking precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the virus into the state, which includes placing restrictions ...
Monday, April 15, 2024
Brazilian cattle industry faces major financial risks without climate policies
The cattle ranching sector in Brazil, one of the world's largest, is under the microscope as a new report signals looming financial jeopardy if it fails to adjust to climate change and stricter deforestation policies aimed at preserving the ...
Wednesday, April 3, 2024
Bird flu detected in Texas and Kansas, US dairy cattle milk
US officials have confirmed the presence of bird flu in milk in dairy cattle from Texas and Kansas, raising concerns about its potential impact on the livestock industry and food safety, PBS NewsHour reported.

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