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Russ Baldwin | Sep 03, 2022 | Comments 0 Agriculture Livestock Pasture US STRENGTHS: Commercial red meat production in the United States totaled 4.23 billion pounds in July, down 3% from the 4.38 billion pounds produced in July 2021. Beef production, at 2.25 billion books, was 3% lower than the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled …

Commercial red meat production in the United States totaled 4.55 billion pounds in April, down 3% from the 4.71 billion pounds produced in April 2021. Beef production, at 2.33 billion pounds, was 1% lower than the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.81 million head, down 1% from April 2021. Average live weight was up 7 …

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released its official livestock slaughter and production figures for the first quarter of 2022. In the three months to March, the average cattle carcass weight reached 324.4 kg/head. This was 10.8 kg more than at the same time last year. According to Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA), this …

Russ Baldwin | March 25, 2022 | Comments 0 Agriculture Livestock Pasture USA HIGHLIGHTS Commercial red meat production in the United States totaled 4.43 billion pounds in February, up 1% from 4.39 billionbooks produced in February 2021. Beef production, at 2.25 billion pounds, was 7 percent above the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.69 million …

A program allowing the treatment of animals unfit for transport and allowing producers to receive funds from the sale of meat is now in effect in Alberta. As part of the ante-mortem video inspection program, since January 1, cattle injured in road accidents during transport or in the field can now be slaughtered on the …

The representative of the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS), Dr Adetoyin Jolaosho, said the proposed partnership between the council would witness a boom in the livestock sub-sector and slaughterhouses. He said there is a plan to set up cottage industries for processing livestock waste into viable products in Gombe, Bauchi and Edo states …

VICTORIAN food safety regulator PrimeSafe has confirmed it is investigating the slaughter of cattle at a property near Geelong. “The investigation is ongoing and PrimeSafe is unable to provide details of the ongoing investigation,” a spokesperson said today. The investigation follows a media report claiming that 10 to 30 sheep are slaughtered on the property …

Early calving and early slaughter of cattle are among the main measures proposed to avoid the culling of the national herd while reducing carbon emissions by 22-30%. The government’s climate action plan is to be discussed at a Cabinet subcommittee on Wednesday evening before final approval by the full Cabinet on Thursday. Under this plan, …

WALKER — A Happy Dancing Turtle project to help area ranchers process livestock has received a financial boost from Cass County. The Cass County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, Oct. 5, approved $200,000 in funding for Happy Dancing Turtle under the American Rescue Plan Act grant. Happy Dancing Turtle, in conjunction with other organizations in …

Russ Baldwin | August 20, 2021 | Comments 0 UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS Commercial production of red meat in the United States totaled 4.38 billion pounds in July, down 9% from 4.81 billion pounds.produced in July 2020.Beef production, at 2.32 billion pounds, was 4 percent lower than a year earlier. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.85 million head, …

Hherding, cattle ranching and even pest control are said to be virtually illegal under a voting initiative backed by Oregon animal rights activists and opposed by furious Oregon farmers. The proposal, Initiative Petition 13, would lift virtually all exemptions from state laws relating to animal abuse, neglect and sexual assault. The vast majority would ban …

(The Center Square) – Hunting, cattle ranching and even pest control are said to be anything but illegal under a voting initiative backed by Oregon animal rights activists and opposed by farmers in furious Oregon. Proposal, Initiative petition 13, would lift virtually all exemptions from state laws relating to animal abuse, neglect and sexual assault. …

Two men slaughter small animals outside while two others watch. Dozens of farm animals – goats, cows and horses – eating, walking or resting in makeshift corrals are just some of the scenes from a drone flown by the Humane Farming Association captured in April on a 6-acre property in the intersection of Julius and …

The government has ordered an immediate cattle ban as well as restrictions on animal movement due to fears of foot-and-mouth disease in the Lower Shire. The Ministry of Agriculture said there was a suspected outbreak of the disease in cattle at Mandrade crush, Tomali immersion reservoir of the Mbewe Extension Planning Zone (EPA) in the …

Russ Baldwin | Sep 04, 2018 | Comments 0 UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS Commercial red meat production in the United States totaled 4.24 billion pounds in July, up 6% from the 3.99 billion pounds produced in July 2017. Beef production, at 2.23 billion pounds, was 6 percent higher than the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.77 …

SOFIA (Reuters) – Hundreds of farmers from across Bulgaria rallied in the capital Sofia on Wednesday against the government-ordered mass slaughter of cattle following the European Union’s first outbreak of the highly contagious plague. small ruminants (PPR). Carrying banners that read ‘We want fair treatment’ and ‘Burning dead animals – a throwback to medieval times’, …

SOFIA (Reuters) – Hundreds of farmers from across Bulgaria rallied in the capital Sofia on Wednesday against the government-ordered mass slaughter of cattle following the first outbreak in the European Union of peste des petits ruminants (PPR) highly contagious. Carrying banners that read “We want fair treatment” and “Burning dead animals – a throwback to …

Colorado State University’s Fort Collins campus will soon be home to a cattle slaughter and education center paid for by JBS USA, a Greeley-based meat packer. The building – called the JBS Global Food Innovation Center – will house the university’s meat science program, complete with livestock and poultry processing, a multi-level auditorium and a …

A public consultation is requested on the practice of slaughtering animals without first stunning them. Animal slaughter processes for halal and kosher markets do not allow stunning in accordance with religious belief. The market for this meat is growing, but there is no national standard in Canada for acceptable practices. “What is acceptable may vary …

ATLANTA (AP) – Georgia is the largest producer of broilers in the country, but small farmers have for years been pushed to the sidelines of this lucrative industry because they lack access to local industrial slaughterhouses. Run by large companies, these slaughterhouses process thousands of poultry per hour and won’t slow down for a small …

BERLIN – After a month-long hiatus, cattle owners in southern Jersey can BYONA again. It’s bringing your own animals uninspected – to slaughter, that is. Starting this month, Bringhurst Meats reinstated their bespoke cattle processing program, once again becoming the only place in South Jersey where residents can get their cows and pigs to be …