Alle Nachrichten und Hintergründe
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Nutrition Report 2020Appreciation for domestic products increases
GERMANY, Berlin. During the crisis, consumers are discovering the advantages of regional supply. Agriculture Minister Julia Klöckner wants to use the momentum and turn it into a trend.
LivestockAmerican pig herd continues to grow
UNITED KINGDOM, London. As at 1 March, pig numbers were 4% higher than a year earlier, at 71.3 million head.
Meat productionChina's pig herd is growing
CHINA, Beijing. 87% of the slaughterhouses are back on line. However, the supply situation with domestic goods has not yet normalized.
Breeding farmReports of first case of African swine fever
GREECE, Athens. The country detected its first case of African swine fever in a small farm in Serres.
Cattle CountingFewer cattle and pigs
GERMANY, Wiesbaden. The reduction in cattle and pig stocks in Germany continues.
AlternativesEquinom beefs up plant-based meat products
ISRAEL, Kibbutz Givat Brenner. The company is helping producers create cleaner meat-free products with non-GMO crossbreeding technology.
ICoMST 2019The science behind it all
GERMANY, Potsdam/Berlin. The International Congress of Meat Science and Technology returned to Germany. More than 560 participants from 49 countries.
BulgariaASF threat grows
BULGARIA, Sofia. The country’s 19th ASF case for pigs in farms or backyards was reported.
TradePoultry Quarterly Q3 2019
THE NETHERLANDS, Utrecht. The analysis shows there are improved but fragile market conditions.
CourtChick killing remains permitted
GERMANY, Leipzig. The Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig has confirmed the mass killing of male chicks in laying hen breeding as legal for the time being.
PricesCattle slaughter at four-year high
AUSTRALIA, Sydney. As dry conditions persist across much of the country, weekly cattle slaughter rose to levels not seen since 2015.
MarketUSMEF panel focuses on trade implications of ASF
USA, Washington. Prevention of African swine fever (ASF) in North America is critical, but so is preparation for a response and recovery if the disease does make it here.
ResearchRoyal De Heus launches centre for pig nutrition
THE NETHERLANDS, Wageningen. Royal De Heus opened its centre for practical research into pig nutrition, ‘De Elsenpas’, on Monday 6 May.
ReportUS hog inventory up 2%
USA, Washington. As of March 1, there were 74.3 mill. hogs and pigs on U.S. farms, up 2% from March 2018.
CattleHigh slaughter rolls on
AUSTRALIA, North Sydney. January ABS slaughter data raises concerns for livestock supply moving forward, with numbers indicating a continuation of heightened turn-off.
GradusExpanding broiler breeding capacity
BULGARIA, Stara Zagora. The Bulgarian meat producer and processor has completed an investment worth €1.8 mill. to increase its broiler breeding capacity by launching a new facility.
ProductionCosta Food obtains Aenor animal welfare certification
SPAIN, Barcelona. The company has achieved the certification in all its livestock farms.
New HopeInvestment in poultry facility
CHINA, Beijing. One of China’s leading meat firms is expanding its broiler numbers in order to control supply and increase production of value-added products.
CattleNational herd contracts as dry conditions continue
AUSTRALIA, North Sydney. The national herd expected to decrease to 26.2 mill. head by mid-2019. Cattle slaughter, beef production and beef exports are forecast to decrease. A strong demand from Asia is set to continue, but the competition is growing.