An ambitious Chinese provincial official wants to displace imported beef with home grown product.
African swine fever (ASF) is a pig farmer’s worst nightmare and as the virus rages in Poland, experts warn even a small outbreak could cost Denmark’s pork industry around €300m...
A paper released to a global symposium on preventing antibiotic resistance has signalled that international action should include restricting the prophylactic treatment of livestock with such medicines.
Denmark may hit a record 13 million (m) piglet exports when 2016 draws to an end, according to Frank Oland, chief economist at the Danish Agriculture & Food Council, who...
The winner of the World Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA)-Zoetis Young Poultry Veterinarian award has been unveiled at the recent WVPA Asia meeting.
A senior scientist has warned an international trade conference on antimicrobial resistance that rich countries will increasingly ban imports of meat from livestock fed with antibiotic growth promoters.
Another negotiation round on the trade agreement between the European Union and Mercosur took place earlier this month in Brussels.
A consortium featuring four of Australia’s largest cattle families have put forward an AU$386m bid for the Kidman estate.
The Australian government is committing a AU$700 million investment to improving roads in Northern Australia, AU$100m of which is being invested under the Northern Australia Beef Roads Programme.
A severe shortage of wagyu calves in Japan is putting pressure on producers of this special native beef livestock, as calf prices soar and breeders risk a fall in turnover. ...
The impact of regulatory reform on Australian livestock exporters will take centre stage at the industry’s national conference, running from 26-27 October.
Prices for all types of meat in Ukraine have started to increase, as of 1 October 2016, as the government has initiated an experiment, temporarily ceasing state regulation of market...
Leading food scientist Johanna Fink-Gremmels has warned that if meat-producing livestock is infected with a disease and requires treatment there are “no alternatives to antibiotics”.
Estonian pig farmers face serious problems amid continuing outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) and an oversupply crisis in Europe’s pork market.
The United Nations has adopted what one NGO described as “groundbreaking” policy recommendations, placing animal welfare concerns at the heart of global farming.
Australian livestock exporters have voiced support for temporary suspensions on Malaysian importers that failed to meet animal welfare standards during the country’s Korban festival in September.
The Canadian government has invested CA$345,720 in the Canadian Sheep Federation (CSF) to implement the Scrapie Eradication Strategic Plan for the sheep and goat industries.
Ukrainian agricultural holding company MHP plans to invest up to US$500 million in the construction of the second stage of its Vinitsia Poultry Farm in the next few years and...
EU farming body Copa-Cogeca has called for strong measures, including improved CAP payments and efforts to fight unfair trading practices, to increase profits in the sheep meat sector.
Long-serving beef stalwart David Warriner has been appointed the new chairman of the Northern Territory Livestock Exporters’ Association (NTLEA).
Danish pig breeder Premium Porc will invest €35 million to expand two Romanian pig farms, located in Brăila and Sibiu, and increase slaughter capacity.
South Dakota-based pork producer Brad Greenway has been crowned America’s Pig Farmer of the Year, for his efforts to put a face on modern pigmeat production.
A ship owned by livestock exporter Wellard, capable of transporting 75,000 sheep, has been granted a certificate to start shipping live animals from Australia.
After a deadly outbreak of the highly pathogenic avian influenza (AI) strain H5N1 rocked Vietnam’s southern meat-producing hub, experts have warned the country will continue to suffer from the virus....
A stern warning over disease control has come from an inspection boss at one of the largest ports on China’s east coast, which is ramping up preparations for importing live...