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07 November 2018
View news from United States Research: Can new marker identify mastitis resistance?
New research to study what genetically separates dairy cows that are more resistant to mastitis versus those that are more susceptible has identified a new marker that could be the key, according to Dr. Gina Pighetti, associate professor at the University...
01 November 2018
View news from United States CME: Choice Cattle Prices Parallel Decline in Choice Beef Values
US - One of the surprises in the cattle and beef markets so far this year is the avoidance of a collapse in Choice beef prices at the wholesale level during the second half of the year, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
31 October 2018
View news from United States CME: Fewer Cattle Moving to Slaughter Plants in September
US - One less weekday for marketing cattle in September versus a year earlier framed the theme of fewer cattle moving to slaughter plants last month, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Weaning Time: 'House of Horrors' for Young Calves
US - Come weaning time, there’s a seemingly never-ending house of horrors awaiting young calves....
30 October 2018
View news from United States CME: Beef Demand High This Year
US - Red meat and poultry production numbers were published last Thursday and this helps add a few more data points to the supply/demand picture for the month of September, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Industry-first Robotic Cattle Driver Improves Animal Welfare, Employee Safety
US - Cargill has developed an industry-first robotic cattle driver aimed at improving animal welfare and employee safety....
29 October 2018
View news from United States Zoetis Influence Feed: Food scientists speak up
Stay current on the latest food and agriculture issues impacting your business with Influence Feed by Zoetis. Influence Feed tracks the top 1,500 most influential voices across all segments of food and agriculture to bring you insights in a convenient...
View news from United States NCBA to Reiterate Unwavering Support for USDA Oversight of Lab-Grown Fake Meat
US - Last week, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) highlighted the food safety and product labeling expertise of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) during a two-day public meeting on lab-grown fake meat....
View news from United States NIFA Invests in Research to Maintain Healthy Agricultural Animals
The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced support for research to help maintain healthy agricultural animals. The funding is made possible through NIFA's Agriculture and Food Research Initiative...
26 October 2018
View news from United States Get more parasite coverage this fall
Four tips for getting the most parasite control...
25 October 2018
View news from United States Taking ownership of your career development
An editorial by Roxanne Lagano Chief HR Officer at Zoetis...
22 October 2018
View news from United States CME: Latest COF Inventory Data Likely to be Viewed as Bullish
US - Futures market participants will likely view the latest cattle on feed inventory data as bullish for the late winter/early spring market, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
19 October 2018
View news from United States CME: Steer, Heifer Slaughter Outside of Commercial Feedlot Marketings Struggles to Increase
US - The primary component of beef production comes from federally inspected steer and heifer slaughter. Commercial feedlots provide the majority of those animals, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States UC Davis Leads National Cow Genomics Effort
US - The cattle industry is the largest agricultural commodity in the United States, generating more than $100 billion in farm cash receipts in 2016. ...
View news from United States Cattlemen see more ‘Green’ in spring by grazing stockers on wheat
To further capitalise on the average daily gain wheat pasture offers stockers, Dr Reuter recommends cattlemen leverage an implant program as well as incorporate an ionophore....
18 October 2018
View news from United States CME: Cattle Placed During September About the Same as a Year Ago
US - Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. reports that USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is scheduled to release this Friday the monthly "Cattle on Feed" report of feedlots with a capacity of 1000 head or more....
17 October 2018
View news from United States CME: Beef Demand Strong in Domestic, International Markets
US - USDA ERS released monthly retail meat prices last week for the month of September. Most major animal proteins showed a month over month decline in retail values with the exception of turkey, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
16 October 2018
View news from United States CME: Beef Production for W42 Estimated to be Higher Compared to Last Year
US - While overall meat supplies in the US continue to expand, growth last week was up just 2 per cent compared to a year ago, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
15 October 2018
View news from United States Department of Transportation Petitioned for Hours of Service Flexibility
US - Today, organizations representing livestock, bee, and fish haulers across the country submitted a petition to the Department of Transportation (DOT) requesting additional flexibility on Hours of Service (HOS) requirements. ...
View news from United States CME: 2019 Per Capita Beef Consumption Forecast to Rise
US - Below are highlights from the latest USDA WASDE report as provided by Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
12 October 2018
View news from United States Study Reveals Clay Supplements in Dairy Cows Improve Immune Response to Aflatoxin Challenge
US - In the fight against aflatoxin, dairy producers often turn to sequestering agents such as clay to reduce transference of the toxin into milk. It's an effective tactic, but a new study from the University of Illinois shows that clay has additional...
11 October 2018
View news from United States CME: Steer Weights Reported Unchanged for 3 Consecutive Weeks
US - The number of fed cattle coming to market in the last few weeks has been near or below year ago levels even as the USDA feedlot survey put the 1 September inventory at +5.9 per cent above last year’s levels, reports Steiner Consulting Group,...
View news from United States NCBA Calls for Flexibility on Hours of Service Rules
US - At a public listening session hosted by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) yesterday (10 October) called for additional flexibility on Hours of Service rules for livestock haulers....
View news from United States Trade Conflicts Fill US Food Banks
US - United Food Bank in Mesa, Arizona, like many of the nation's food banks, is reportedly facing a daunting task: Trying to distribute new shipments from the US Department of Agriculture caused by US President Donald Trump's trade conflicts with a number...
10 October 2018
View news from United States CME: Beef Imports Up in 2018 Despite Reduction in Australian Shipments
US - Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. reports that the last USDA WASDE report pegged total US beef imports for 2018 at 3.037 billion pounds, 44 million pounds or 1.5 per cent higher than a year ago....
View news from United States August Beef Exports Soar to New Heights
US - US beef exports set new records in August with export value topping $750 million for the first time, according to data released by USDA and compiled by USMEF. ...
09 October 2018
View news from United States CME: Expectations for 1 Jan 2019 Cattle Inventory
US - We are to the point in the year when questions are starting to be seriously asked about expectations for 1 January 2019 cattle inventory. Today’s article will focus on beef cow inventory and the slaughter levels in the fourth quarter that will...
08 October 2018
View news from United States Zoetis Enhances Rapid Response to Emerging Diseases
When Schmallenberg virus spread quickly across eight European countries, causing fever, diarrhoea, and reduced milk yield in cattle, sheep and goats, Zoetis was swift to respond with Zulvac® SBV, the first vaccine centrally authorised in 2014 by the...
 
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