Livestock

US pork sector wants end to trade disputes

US pork calls for trade before aid

By Aidan Fortune

The US pork industry has called for an end to trade disputes, preferring to sell its output rather than rely on aid packages from the Government.

Buffalo industry demands clear labelling

Buffalo labelling petition launched

By Aidan Fortune

The National Bison Association (NBA) has entered into a labelling battle, launching a petition calling for the proper labelling of water or cape buffalo products.

US pork industry bands together on ASF

ASF could cost US pork industry $8bn

By Aidan Fortune

The US pork industry has warned that African Swine Fever (ASF) hitting the country could cost the industry up to $8bn in the first year alone.

Lamb prices are rising all over the globe

Lamb sees global price spike, says MLA

By Michelle Perrett

Australian lamb prices have spiked through the 700¢ and 800¢/kg cwt mark in a matter of two months, due to growing demand for the meat, according to Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA).

Asian ASF warning

Swine fever warning in Asia

By Michelle Perrett

The United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned that the rapid onset of African Swine Fever (ASF) in China could spread to other Asian countries.

Gobarto's expansion plans include a new pig breeding programme

Polish meat business develops pig breeding programme

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Poland-based meat business Gobarto has reported higher sales revenues for the first half of 2018 at about PLN1.057 billion (€247.4m), an increase of 24.7% compared with the same period a year earlier.

New Zealand beef producers retaining younger cattle has hiked up cow numbers

B+LNZ reports steady growth in cattle

By Ashley Williams

New Zealand beef producers retaining younger cattle are among the factors helping the steady rise in cow herds, according to Beef and Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ).