Livestock

The US has issued more warnings about ASF to pig producers

ASF warning repeated in the US

By Aidan Fortune

US pig producers and veterinarians have been reminded about the risks of African Swine Fever (ASF) and the impact it would have on the domestic pig population.

Cattle disease work on track

New Zealand M. bovis work progressing

By Aidan Fortune

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) has welcomed the latest Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) Technical Advisory Group (TAG) report which confirms that the phased eradication of the disease is on track.

Animal transport improvements examined

EU animal transport improvements urged

By Aidan Fortune

The European Parliament has called on the EU and its member states to better enforce existing rules on protecting transported animals and penalise all offenders.

Brazilian beef promotion scheme

JBS’ Friboi expands quality beef scheme

By Aidan Fortune

JBS brand Friboi and the Association of Nelore Breeders of Brazil (ACNB) have agreed to work together to grow the Nelore Natural Quality Program.

UK animal welfare groups have called for an end to non-stun slaughter

Animal welfare firms urge DEFRA to end non-stun slaughter

By Ashley Williams

UK-based animal welfare organisations the RSPCA and the British Veterinary Association have sent an open letter to the UK’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) to ban non-stun slaughtering of animals.