Alle Nachrichten und Hintergründe
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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.
AIGene-edited chicken cells resist the AI virus
THE UNITED KINGDOM, The Bush. In newly released research, scientists from The Roslin Institute have prevented the avian influenza virus from replicating in lab-grown chicken cells, suggesting that it may one day be possible to produce chickens that are resistant to the disease.
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.
LivestockDanish herd shrinks
DENMARK, Kopenhagen. The country has the smallest pig population in the spring survey since 2013.
GrowthOlymel’s new plant doubled area of pork processing
KANADA, Yamachiche. The Lucyporc employees join the company.
ForecastUp to 200 mill. pigs to be culled or die from ASF
CHINA, Beijing. Rabobank published those numbers which are by far the highest forecast yet.
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.
Novel FoodstuffInsects as protein source
GERMANY, Munich. Edible insects such as beetles, maggots and termites are among the staple foods for around 2 bn. people worldwide. In Germany, they are now regarded as trendy foods.
ProductionCosta Food obtains Aenor animal welfare certification
SPAIN, Barcelona. The company has achieved the certification in all its livestock farms.
Gene EditingNPPC renews call for USDA oversight
USA, Washington. Development of an emerging technology promising major animal health and environmental benefits is currently stalled at the FDA.
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.
TradeExport demand to support sheepmeat prices as dry bites
AUSTRALIA, North Sydney. Lamb slaughter falls due to reduced flock and poor lambing rates and the national flock forecast to decline 3.7% to 65.3 mill. head, but there is a strong demand from international markets, particularly China, to support prices.
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.
OutlookPork Quarterly Q1 2019: Another Uncertain Year
THE NETHERLANDS, Utrecht. As 2019 gets underway, the analysts see another year full of potential in global pork, with growth in production and demand in many parts of the world.
StatisticsChina 2018 pork output falls
CHINA, Beijing. The country produced 54.04 Mill. t of pork in 2018, down 0.9% from a year earlier, official data showed, as the world’s top consumer of the meat grapples with the spread of African swine fever, raising supply concerns.