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Livestock FarmingGermany’s livestock numbers fall again
GERMANY, Wiesbaden. This year, numerous farms in Germany have once again given up livestock farming.
DestatisSlaughtering at a low
GERMANY; Wiesbaden. Less beef was produced in Germany from January to October than in the first ten months of 2019.
AlternativesMeat-Tech invests in Peace of Meat
ISRAEL, Ness Ziona. Meat-Tech invested €1 mill. in Peace of Meat, a leading developer of cultured fat products.
EU slaughter cattle marketsQuotations increase
BELGIUM, Brussels. Slaughter cattle prices in the European Union have recently risen.
StudyWhy Covid-19 infects some animals, but not others
USA, Stanford. Some animals are more susceptible to Covid-19 infection than others, and new research suggests this may be due to distinctive structural features of a protein found on the surface of animal cells.
Meat productionStrong slump expected
GERMANY, Wiesbaden. Due to a lack of slaughtering capacities, less pork is produced in Germany. The forecasts for 2021 are even gloomier.
EU slaughter cattle marketYoung bulls in Italy under pressure
BELGIUM, Brussels. Prices for slaughter cattle in the EU have recently developed in different directions - slight gains were recorded for young bulls and heifers.
BeefSlaughter premium for cattle increases in Denmark
DENMARK, Copenhagen. Because the beef market is suffering particularly from the Corona crisis, the Danish government is increasing subsidies to producers.
TetheringDenmark to opt out by 2027
DENMARK, Copenhagen. The Danish government has decided on more freedom of movement for cattle.
Beef packingInefficient plants out of business
THE NETHERLANDS, Utrecht. The remaining plants are those that have optimized their operating.
Meat marketBelgian exports down
BELGIUM, Brussels. Global Belgian beef and pork exports went down by six percent in the first half of 2020.
EU slaughter cattle marketsPrices predominantly weaker
BELGIUM, Brussels. Young bulls can still hold their own on the EU market - cows and heifers are still on the decline.
TradeBrazil moves ahead in global beef exports
AUSTRALIA, North Sydney. Brazilian beef exports supported by a favourable exchange rate and strong Chinese demand.
OutlookNew forces shape future UK beef market
THE NETHERLANDS, Utrecht. Once outside the European bloc, the UK is expected to become the fifth or sixth largest beef-importing country.
EU meat productionFewer pigs and cattle on the hook
LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg. In Italy, Poland and Romania, significantly fewer pigs were slaughtered. Spain continues to grow against the trend.
Meat productionCanadian herd remains stable
CANADA, Ottowa. Despite the increased demand on the world market, Canadian livestock farmers show little interest in increasing their herds.
SustainabilityTyson verifies cattle production practices at scale
USA, Springdale. The company verifies sustainable beef production practices on more than 5 million acres of cattle grazing land in the US. This would be the largest beef transparency program in the US.
WebsiteGerman industry takes initiative
GERMANY, Bonn. From now on, the industry wants to participate in the intensive discussions about the meat industry with a new information portal.
CoronavirusCattle of low susceptibility
GERMANY, Greifswald. To better understand the potential role of farm animals in the corona pandemic, infection studies are being conducted at the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institute (FLI) on the Isle of Riems.