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Meat industry to benefit from a useful tool for marketing and trading - Stock Meat

  • 10:07

Meat industry to benefit from a useful tool for marketing and trading - Stock Meat The platform's main goal is to develop a global network of specialists involved in production, trading and marketing of meat and meat products. Meat industry and technology producers in this sector have now a reliable tool in expanding their businesses fast and safe as StockMeat.com has been officially launched today. The online platform is a B2B network that is serving the interest of its customers no matter if they are producers, sellers or marketers in this industry. "We aim to connect specialists in this line of business under a network designed to operate globally. Stock Meat is starting as a marketing, networking and trading platform that is going to. Read more...

Biosecurity, ASF and large litters: ESPHM review

  • 25 May 11:33

Biosecurity, ASF and large litters: ESPHM review Large litters, African Swine Fever, the importance of biosecurity…the 10th edition of the European Symposium of Porcine Health Management, held 9-11 May in Barcelona, Spain, touched on a wide variety of topical swine health issues. Almost 2,000 delegates from 55 countries made their way to Barcelona, for the 10thedition of thisannual pig veterinary event. It has grown in size considerably over the years and quite notably was the presence of large numbers of overseas delegates – they had come from e.g. Latin America, Asia and Oceania as well to listen to the 9 keynote lectures and in total 440 oral and poster presentations. Pig production in Spain The. Read more...

Low-pathogenic AI strikes Russian Far East

  • 25 May 11:31

Low-pathogenic AI strikes Russian Far East Russian veterinary body Rosselkhoznadzor is to cull 239,000 chickens at the Nadezhdinskaya Ptitsa poultry farm in Primorsky Krai, in Russia’s Far East region, following an outbreak of low-pathogenic. Read more...

Ecuador and Belarus to strengthen commercial relations

  • 24 May 09:40

Ecuador and Belarus to strengthen commercial relations Ecuador and Belarus have committed to strengthen their economic, commercial and also in the area of ​​science, technology and education, in the framework of a visit that the Ecuadorian Foreign Minister María Fernanda Espinosa made to that country.The diplomat met with her counterpart Vladimir Makei and at the meeting she highlighted "the importance of the celebration of the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations and the progress registered both on the issues of the bilateral agenda and on the international agenda," says a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ecuador. In that sense, both parties reiterated their commitment to strengthen. Read more...

Miratorg wants to produce over 5 thousand tons of pork at its new facility in Kursk

  • 24 May 09:39

Miratorg wants to produce over 5 thousand tons of pork at its new facility in Kursk Russia's leading pork producer Miratorg has recently announced its plans for 2018 to produce more than 5,000 tons of pork in live weight on a new feedlot site where the company has just launched its operations at the beginning of this year in the Pristenskiy district of the Kursk region. Miratorg is implementing Russia's food security strategy by expanding its pork production capacity to able to fully provide to the domestic market. A key aspect in the implementation of this program, as explained by the Russian company in a statement, is to increase the supply of quality meat products of a wide range to increase its availability among customers. Read more...

Multiple resistance genes found in commercial chickens in China

  • 23 May 09:15

A team of investigators have isolated colistin resistant Escherichia coli from a commercial poultry farm in China. Colistin is an antibiotic of last resort against certain bacteria.In research published in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, scientists found that E.coli from the chickens often carried multiple resistant genes, including one copy of the colistin-resistance gene mcr-1 and one copy of the resistance gene, mcr-3. Discovery poses huge human health threat The evidence was found as part of ongoing surveillance by researchers at the Key Laboratory of Sichuan Province, Sichuan University, who collected rectal swabs from randomly selected birds in. Read more...

Domestic pork prices soaring in Ukraine

  • 23 May 09:14

Domestic pork prices soaring in Ukraine The average retail price for a kg of pork in Ukraine reached 106.28 hryvnia (€3.42) as of early May 2018, up by 7.8% as compared to 1 January 2018 and by 31.2% against 1 May 2017.These figures were estimated by the Ukraine ministry of Economic Development. Not only prices for pork are growing fast in Ukraine, so does the price for beef. The average price for poultry, however, has been falling over the past few months. Faster rise in pork price Retailers indicate that the price for pork in Ukraine may even be growing faster than the government estimates. Alexey Doroshenko, chairman of the Ukraine Retail Suppliers Association, reported on his Facebook page that since. Read more...

Qatar lifts the ban on Russian poultry imports

  • 22 May 10:47

Qatar lifts the ban on Russian poultry imports Authorities from Qatar have announced that the temporary ban on the import of poultry products from Russia has been lifted, according to a statement released by the Russian agriculture watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor. Representatives of Rosselkhoznadzor have negotiated with the leadership of the Department of Livestock Resources of the Ministry of Municipalities and the Environment of the State of Qatar on the issue of resuming the supply of poultry products from the territory of the Russian Federation to the State of Qatar. The head of the Veterinary Supervision Directorate for Export-Import Operations, Transport and International Cooperation of Rosselkhoznadzor Artem. Read more...

Poultry trade is finding new routes

  • 21 May 14:32

Poultry trade is finding new routes As the world’s large industrial players are looking anxiously at their Twitter feed for the next demand of US president Trump to renegotiate existing trade agreements or slap on extra tariffs, poultry exporters have even more worries. Of course, the current NAFTA renegotiations could have an impact. Predictably more on US export to Mexico than vice versa, but the real pain comes from other factors. Poultry trade is finding new routes all over the place, or as stated in the words of Rabobank experts; Global poultry trade could face its largest shake-up in decades this year’. Trump is only a minor factor in poultry trade Russia’s. Read more...

A revolution in meat production?

  • 18 May 12:43

A revolution in meat production? Recently one of Europe’s largest poultry producers PHW-Gruppe from Germany formed a strategic partnership with the Israeli clean meat start-up company SuperMeat. Their plan is to produce chicken meat, without growing and slaughtering birds. Simply said, the companies want to extract stem cells from live birds and produce clean meat by growing the cells in ideal lab conditions, forming high-quality chicken cuts. Peter Wesjohann, PHW-Gruppe’s chief executive officer says: “We at PHW have time and again left the beaten path in conducting our business.” Cleaner more protein-rich diet “This approach not only facilitates the. Read more...