Livestock

Russian poultry production declines

Russian poultry production declines

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian poultry production shrank by 5.1% to 1.5 million tonnes (t) in the first five months of the year (January to May 2019), with frozen poultry production down by as much as 24% year-on-year.

Livestock transport debate gains traction

Livestock transport debate gains traction

By Aidan Fortune

The European Livestock and Meat Trades Union (UECBV) has lent its support to the EU Commission on the issue of stricter enforcement of animal transport legislation.

Australian lamb and beef exports have risen over the past 12 months

Australian red meat exports on the rise

By Aidan Fortune

Red meat exports from Australia experienced their second-best year on record financially in 2018-19, driven by a strong global demand.

Global trade hitting Welsh meat industry

Global trade hitting Welsh meat industry

By Aidan Fortune

An analysis of market prices for lamb, beef and pork in Wales has shown that both local and global factors are having a “substantial and complex influence”.

The UK's PHWC has outlined its wins over the past two years

Pig health strategy unveiled

By Aidan Fortune

The UK’s Pig Health and Welfare Council (PHWC) has launched its latest biennial report, outlining its priorities for the next two years.

The EU and Canada have come to a zoning arrangement over ASF

Canada and EU agree ASF system

By Aidan Fortune

The EU and Canada have agreed to an African Swine Fever (ASF) zoning arrangement to allow for safe trade in the event of an outbreak of the disease.

Irish farmers have criticised processors and retailers on the disparity in lamb prices

Irish farmers slam lamb retail prices

By Aidan Fortune

The Irish Farmers Association (IFA) has accused processors and retailers of keeping margins to themselves at the expense of its members.

Antimicrobials used as performance enhancers will be discussed in-depth at this year's SIAVS in Brazil

Performance enhancer use in focus at SIAVS

By Aidan Fortune

The use of antimicrobials as performance enhancers for poultry and pig production is the subject of worldwide discussions will be the central theme of the International Poultry and Poultry Show (SIAVS) in Brazil.