World meat industry news

Growth promoters reportedly discovered in Cherkizovo poultry

  • 2 Dec 13:10

Growth promoters reportedly discovered in Cherkizovo poultry Metabolic chemicals have been found in chicken legs from poultry farm JSC Chicken Kingdom, part of Cherkizovo Group in Lipetsk Oblast,Russian veterinary. Read more...

Russia’s poultry industry stagnates for the first time in a decade

  • 2 Dec 13:09

Russia’s poultry industry stagnates for the first time in a decade In the third quarter of 2016, Russia’s poultry industry stopped growing for the first time in a decade, according. Read more...

Russia Reports More ASF Outbreaks

  • 1 Dec 08:35

Russia Reports More ASF Outbreaks Russia has reported more outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) on pig farms. The latest report submitted to the OIE confirmed seven new outbreaks across the country. One outbreak involved wild boar and the other six affected backyard farms and one commercial farm. The commercial farm inKrasnodonskoe reported of the 5,165 pis susceptible,. Read more...

Russia: New insurance programme for pig farmers

  • 1 Dec 08:34

Russia: New insurance programme for pig farmers The Russian National Union of Agricultural Insurers has started working on a special insurance programme for the country’s pig industry. That was explained by Kornei Bizhdov, the union’s president at the recent business meeting ‘Result of 2016. Problems and perspectives’ in Moscow. Bizhdov said that a new insurance programme should solve coverage issues and would have to provide additional protection, in order to avoid losses for producers in caseAfrican Swine Fever (ASF)is confirmed on farms. The set-up of the programme should involve pig farms as much as possible. Bizhdov added that the union expects to receive some state support for. Read more...

Mass avian influenza bird cullings in Europe

  • 30 Nov 11:19

Mass avian influenza bird cullings in Europe Avian influenza is taking its toll in Europe where 190,000 ducks have been culled in the Netherlands and 200,000 hens slaughtered in Sweden in a scare which is gripping the northern European poultry industry. According to the World Orginasation for animal health (OIE), 10 countries throughout Europe have been infected with the H5N8 virus. Countries affected include Austria, Croatia, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, the Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland and Russia. A poultry farm in the Netherlands were birds have been preventatively culled. Photo: ANP / Remko De Waal Preventative measures taken in Dutch poultry sector In the Netherlands, the slaughter. Read more...

Russian poultry exports creep into the EU

  • 30 Nov 11:17

Russian poultry exports creep into the EU Russia’s much wanted access into the EU poultry export market received a recent boost with the addition of another poultry facility being approved for exports. A quota issue means that progress is still slow, however. The latest farm, a poultry farm of Russia’s largest meat producer, Cherkizovo, has been authorised to export chicken meat to the European Union (EU) from 1st November, a report of the company states. The EU market a top priority Andrey Terehin, head of Cherkizovo’s Export Development Department explains, EU members are large consumers and importers of chicken and turkey filet, so the European market is among the. Read more...

USDA Livestock Slaughter - October 2016

  • 29 Nov 12:41

USDA Livestock Slaughter - October 2016 October 2015 contained 22 weekdays (including 1 holiday) and 5 Saturdays.October 2016 contained 21 weekdays (including 1 holiday) and 5 Saturdays.Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.43 billion pounds in October, up 3 percent from the 4.31 billion pounds produced in October 2015. Beef production, at 2.21 billion pounds, was 4 percent above the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.64 million head, up 5 percent from October 2015. The average live weight was down 9 pounds from the previous year, at 1,381 pounds. Veal production totaled 6.6 million pounds, 8 percent below October a year ago. Calf slaughter totaled 48,300 head, up 20. Read more...

Eurasian Economic Union to combat counterfeit imports from Asia

  • 29 Nov 12:40

Eurasian Economic Union to combat counterfeit imports from Asia The countries of the Eurasian Economic Union are beginning to fight counterfeit imports with the help of radio-frequency identification (RFID). Starting on January 1, 2017, RFID tags will be used to identify all imported medicine. The announcement was made by Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov at the Anti-Counterfeit 2016 International EAEU Forum, which was held in Yerevan on Nov. 22. A government statement said over 150,000 pairs of fake shoes and slippers of various brands including Nike, Adidas, Converse, Sketchers, North Face, Leaveland, Merrell, Lacoste, Vans, Havaianas and Ipanema worth $1.13 million, which were smuggled. Read more...

No chance for food embargo to be lifted soon, says Putin

  • 28 Nov 12:08

No chance for food embargo to be lifted soon, says Putin Russia aims to maintain its food embargo for as long as possible to protect investment in the country’s meat industry, Russian president. Read more...

Russia and Turkey rebuild meat trade

  • 28 Nov 12:07

Russia and Turkey rebuild meat trade Russia and Turkey are to drop trade restrictions and reinstate mutual trade in meat, which virtually stopped after the Turkish Airforce fighter jet shot down the Russian. Read more...