Livestock

Electronic logging devices will become mandatory for livestock hauliers from the 1 October

NCBA concerns over mandate regulation for livestock hauliers

By Ashley Williams

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) has applauded the introduction of the Transporting Livestock Across American Safety Act (TLAAS) following concerns over the mandate electronic logging devices for livestock hauliers and existing Hours of...

The new rule will become effective from the 1 October 2018

Irish mandatory electronic sheep tagging: the pros and cons

By Ashley Williams

Ireland’s Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine announced this week that electronic identification for Irish sheep would become mandatory, producing a divided opinion among the Republic’s farming sector.

Chuying reported a drop in profits last year

Debt costs bite at Chinese pig breeder Chuying

By Mark Godfrey

Expansion in capacity has hurt leading producer of finishing pigs and piglets Chuying Agro-pastoral Group, as the industry remains moored at the low end of the pig price cycle.