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23 February 2015
View news from Australia Heat Wave Leads to Animal Care Warning
AUSTRALIA - Livestock owners are reminded to take special care of their stock over the next few days of high temperatures as animals suffer from the heat as well....
11 February 2015
View news from Australia Rapid Decline in Australian Beef Herd
ANALYSIS - Having seen an unprecedented number of cattle sent for slaughter and live exports in 2014, the Australian cattle industry is likely to see significant adjustments over the coming years....
View news from Australia Vets Descend on Tasmania to Discuss Sheep, Cattle Health
AUSTRALIA – Veterinarians are flocking to Tasmania this week to flesh out what the cattle and sheep industries need to improve health and productivity....
10 February 2015
View news from Australia ACCC Go-ahead for JBS Acquisition of Primo
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is not to oppose the proposed acquisition of Australian Consolidated Food Holdings Pty Limited, Primo, by the beef processing giant JBS USA Holdings....
09 February 2015
View news from Australia Arla Foods Enters Joint Venture in Australia
AUSTRALIA - Dairy processing company Arla Foods has entered a joint venture with Australia’s largest cheese importer, F. Mayer Imports, as part of the company’s plans to increase its business in Australia fivefold....
06 February 2015
View news from Australia Revolutionary NIR Calibration Delivery Platform Now Available
AUSTRALIA - A new online platform, known as AusScan Online, is set to revolutionise feed ingredient near infrared reflectance spectroscopy (NIRS) calibrations, thanks to a licensing agreement between the Cooperative Research Centre for High Integrity...
View news from Australia Australian Weekly Cattle Summary
AUSTRALIA - The following report is a collection of market summaries from the previous week across Australia's territories from analysts at Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA). ...
02 February 2015
View news from Australia Aspiring Milk Powder Exporter Eyes New Plant
AUSTRALIA – Camperdown Dairy International has moved plans forward to develop a new processing plant on an existing site....
30 January 2015
View news from Australia 28 Per Cent Jump in Paraguay Cattle Slaughter
PARAGUAY – Cattle slaughter leapt 28 per cent, up 1.92 million, in 2014, as Paraguay's industry continued rebuilding from Foot and Mouth. ...
View news from Australia Weekly Australian Cattle Summary
AUSTRALIA - The following report is a collection of market summaries from the previous week across Australia's territories from analysts at Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
29 January 2015
View news from Australia Legume Varieties Surpisingly Drought Tolerant
AUSTRALIA – Australian graziers could have new legume varieties to help get them through drier weather....
12 January 2015
View news from Australia Livestock at Risk from Adelaide Hills Bushfire Ash
AUSTRALIA - Ash fallout from the Adelaide Hills bushfires is posing a risk to livestock due to potential impacts on pasture and water sources....
08 January 2015
View news from Australia See Biosecurity Like Insurance, Farmers Told
AUSTRALIA – Stringent measures to limit the biosecurity risk of farm visitors should be seen as safeguarding a farm’s future profits, a national initiative is telling farmers....
06 January 2015
View news from Australia Dairy Growth to Support Indian Buffalo Exports
INDIA – Buffalo meat exports from India are tipped to rise in the coming years as the sector booms as a by-product of expanding dairy production....
View news from Australia Drought Situation Improves for Much of Australia
AUSTRALIA – Many of Australia’s key stocking areas got some welcome respite from prolonged dry weather to end 2014 in December with ‘above average’ rainfall for much of the region....
View news from Australia Three New Australian Dairy Breeding Values
AUSTRALIA – Three new dairy cow breeding indices, including a feed efficiency value, will be released in April for the Australian dairy industry....
05 January 2015
View news from Australia Toddler Death Sparks Milk Safety Calls
AUSTRALIA – One dead toddler and four ill children should be enough to prompt regulators into vamping up milk standards, say farmers....
View news from Australia Care For Livestock During Hot Weather, Australians Told
AUSTRALIA – Farm animals lack the temperature regulation abilities humans have, and need sufficient shelter and water during hot spells, rural Australians are hearing....
19 December 2014
View news from Australia Australian Weekly Cattle Summary
AUSTRALIA - The following report is a collection of market summaries from the previous week across Australia's territories from analysts at Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA). ...
18 December 2014
View news from Australia Scientists and Industry Progressing on Cow Talk
GLOBAL - Thoughts on the language of cattle, both dead and alive, are currently receiving major scrutiny....
16 December 2014
View news from Australia Pregnancy Checks A Must For Profitable Herds
AUSTRALIA – Cattle pregnancy testing, if done accurately, can save money and save on wasted calves, a veterinary body is saying....
15 December 2014
View news from Australia Cattle Outlook: US Carries on As Net Beef Importer
US - More beef is being imported into the US, largely due to greater Australian volumes, according to two Missouri economists. ...
View news from Australia Cattle Turnoff in Australia to Remain High
AUSTRALIA - Cattle turnoff for the remainder of 2014-15 is pegged to remain high, with slaughter and live exports forecast to reach 10.35 million head, back slightly from 2013-14, according to ABARES’ Agricultural commodities: December quarter 2014....
12 December 2014
View news from Australia Weekly Australian Cattle Summary
AUSTRALIA - The following report is a collection of market summaries from the previous week across Australia's territories from analysts at Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
View news from Australia Australian Live Cattle Exports Continue to Grow
AUSTRALIA - While Australian live cattle exports in October, at almost 81,000 head, were back more than 50,000 head on what was shipped in September, the exports in the year to October are 60 per cent above year-ago levels....
11 December 2014
View news from Australia Producers 'Underestimate Value' of Accurate Pregnancy Testing
AUSTRALIA - Cattle pregnancy testing can boost a producer’s bottom line but it must be accurate, says Australian Cattle Veterinarians (ACV), a special interest group of the Australian Veterinary Association....
10 December 2014
View news from Australia Australian Farm Output Forecast Down for Next Year
AUSTRALIA - Following an estimated increase of 10 per cent in 2013-14, the gross value of Australian farm production is forecast to fall by five per cent in 2014-15, according to the latest forecast from the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource...
04 December 2014
View news from Australia A$100 Million For Australian Farmers Battling Severe Drought
AUSTRALIA – Drought affected farmers have been assigned A$100 million in a new drought recovery loan scheme for those hit by severe dry weather and Indonesian cattle export disruptions....
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