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Record livestock exports for Somalia

A record five million head of livestock was exported by Somalia in 2014, new export data has revealed.

The country exported around 4.6 million sheep and goats in 2014

Calls for urgent improvements in pig welfare

Alternatives to piglet castration and tail docking were among the topics discussed at the first International Pig Welfare Conference, held in Copenhagen on 29 & 30 April.

Maple Leaf reports positive sales uplift in Meat Products Group

Rising meat prices have helped drive a near 10% overall sales increase for Canadian food processor Maple Leaf Foods, which has reported significantly improved financial results for the first quarter of the year.

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Welsh meat body increases overseas activity

Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) is stepping up efforts to promote Welsh red meat overseas.