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Taking a ‘whole life’ approach to parasite control can optimise dairy cow health and lifetime profitability according to Boehringer Ingelheim, the makers of IVOMEC®Classic Pour On and EPRINEX® Pour On.
SRI LANKA - Fonterra Brands Sri Lanka, the dairy co-operative behind Anchor, recently surpassed the Rs. 3 billion investment-mark in its commitment to build a thriving local dairy industry and boosting the availability of high quality, local dairy nutrition for Sri Lankans.
EU - Copa and Cogeca sent a letter to EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker yesterday opposing the EU move to give further concessions on agriculture in return for gains in other economic sectors to the Latin American Trade bloc Mercosur.
NEW ZEALAND - Federated Farmers is pleased to see that the Dairy Industry Restructuring Amendment Bill (DIRA) has finally made it through Parliament.
BANGLADESH - The dairy cooling centre of Milk Vita in Natore has halted collection of milk until further notice, for not meeting the acceptable quality standard and quota.
ZIMBABWE - Tanganda Tea Company, a subsidiary of Meikles, is planning to venture into beef production and will approach the government for land that will go into cattle ranching.
NIGERIA - It has been reported that the Kano State Government has said that the proposed grazing reserve in Falgore game reserve has the capacity to cater to over five million heads of cattle.
NEW ZEALAND - Taupo Beef and Lamb has begun exporting its meat range to Japan.
NEW ZEALAND - Provisions to manage Fonterra’s dominant position in New Zealand’s dairy markets will continue under changes to the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act 2001 (DIRA).
IRELAND - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said there was more bite in cattle prices this week at the factories with a base price for steers of ⁈3.95/kg more common and ⁈4.05/kg for heifers.
POLAND - The Sokolow Group - one of the leading companies in the Polish meat market - has announced its intention to buy the companies belonging to the Gzella Meat Group, a well-known and valued meat producer in the northern part of Poland.
UKRAINE - The number of cattle in Ukraine as of 1 February 2018 numbered 3.58 million head, which is 4.5 per cent down year-over-year (y-o-y).
CHINA - FrieslandCampina has acquired all remaining shares in Friesland Huishan Dairy (FHD).
UK - Exports of red meat products from the UK surpassed the £1.2 billion mark in 2017, according to the latest figures from HMRC.
US - A first glance at feedlot placement totals for the prior month usually starts with an analysis of weekly feeder cattle receipts collected by USDA-Agriculture Marketing Service (AMS), Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. reports.
UK - Advisers to the beef industry are being encouraged to hone their skills by taking part in the Developing Beef Expertise Programme.
MYANMAR - Demonstrating the versatility of US beef, pork and lamb, USMEF conducted a US meat seminar in Myanmar as part of USDA’s Global Based Initiative (GBI) program.
US - Demand for beef has been a mild positive surprise so far this year, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc.
ANALYSIS - Dustin Oedekoven, state veterinarian for South Dakota, speaks about differences seen between large animal species regarding the use of diagnostic testing.
Bluestar Adisseo Company (“Adisseo”) announces that it has completed the acquisition of global feed additives producer Nutriad. This transaction is part of Adisseo’s strategy to become one of the worldwide leaders of specialty additives in animal nutrition.
CHINA - China's farm produce prices rose at a faster pace in the week ending Feb 11, the Ministry of Commerce said Tuesday.
2017 will go down in history as the year Ceva Santé Animale (Ceva) achieved growth of 20% and broke the billion euro barrier for the first time with sales of ⁈1.1 billion. This performance consolidates its position as the 6th largest animal health company and leading French multinational in the sector.
SCOTLAND, UK - The AHDB, Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) and Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) are running three Brexit roadshows across Scotland in February and March.
US - Packer margins have come under pressure in recent days, which has in turn negatively impacted the outlook for livestock prices in the short term, Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. reports.
ZIMBABWE - The country’s beef supplies have been hit by the latest outbreak of the deadly Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), which Government is now battling to control.

 

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