Turkey producers in the USA are bearing the brunt of multiple outbreaks of avian influenza (HPAI) currently infecting the country, while broiler producers have largely been sheltered from the effects, according to June’s livestock, dairy and poultry outlook,...
Total US red meat production fell 4% last year, compared to 2013, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service’s annual Livestock Slaughter Summary (2014), published yesterday (27 April).
The USDA has forecast that exports of US poultry will fall to almost 3% to 7.3 billion pounds (lb) this year, as the country feels the impact of several avian influenza outbreaks coupled with a strong dollar.
While Indian meat dealers are struggling to overcome the newly imposed ban on oxen and bull slaughter in the western state of Maharashtra, they continue to face attacks on their cattle transport vehicles, GlobalMeatNews has been told.
Canada’s beef sector organisations have told GlobalMeatNews that they are optimistic about a national programme connecting all key players in Canada’s beef sector for the first time, with the goal of a 15% increase in production efficiency by 2020.