World meat industry news

Bashkir farmers build a feedlot for 1000 head of cattle

  • 15 Sep 10:49

Bashkir farmers build a feedlot for 1000 head of cattle Ufa news agency "Bashinform" reports that a feedlot for 1000 head of cattle is being built in the Kuyurgazinsky district of the Republic of Bashkortostan. The presentation of the project, which will ensure the growth of beef production by 43%, was held by the chairman of the agricultural production cooperative Iskra Ramil Mustafin. He has been raising livestock for 30 years. The cooperative has already fenced off the feed area, laid road slabs, and purchased some machinery and equipment. APC "Iskra" unites farmers who specialize in beef cattle breeding in 12 villages of Bashkortostan. At the same time, they are still trying to buy livestock from. Read more...

A new major player may appear on the Russian duck meat market

  • 15 Sep 10:47

A new major player may appear on the Russian duck meat market A new major player may appear on the Russian duck meat market. Former head of the administration of the republic Bashkiria Vladimir Balabanov plans to organise production of 10 thousand tons of duck products per year. On the other hand it will be difficult for a new enterprise to compete with existing players in this narrow segment. LLC "System solutions" of the former head of the administration of Bashkiria, Vladimir Balabanov, and the ex-minister of economy of the republic, Evgeny Mavrin, established JSC "Poultry complex" Blagovar "in the region. The company was formed to create a production of duck meat in Bashkiria. The total investment in. Read more...

Russian GDP Decreased by 7.5% in the Second Quarter of the Year

  • 14 Sep 10:47

Russian GDP Decreased by 7.5% in the Second Quarter of the Year In the second quarter of 2020, Russian GDP fell by 7.5% compared to the same period last year. At the same time, in the first quarter, the decline was only 0.5%. Such estimates were given by economists from the Center for Industrial Markets Research, RANEPA, Kommersant reports. According to experts, the greatest negative impact on GDP was made by the loss of value-added production in a number of sectors of the economy. We are talking about the service sector, wholesale and retail trade, transport, agriculture, construction and processing. More than half of all losses. Read more...

In January-August, Kazakhstan increased the agricultural production by 4.9%

  • 14 Sep 10:42

In January-August, Kazakhstan increased the agricultural production by 4.9% For the first 8 months of 2020, the gross output of products and services of the agricultural, forestry and fishery industries in Kazakhstan totaled 2.419 tln KZT, an increase of 4.9% compared with the same period last year, reported the Statistics Committee at the Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan (KazStat). As a reminder, in January-July of 2020 the growth rates was estimated at 2.5%. In particular, in January-August agricultural products traditionally formed the major volumes of production — 2.4 tln KZT, including plant growing commodities — 762.3 bln KZT, and animal commodities — 1.635 tln KZT. According to the. Read more...

Weekly inflation in Russia at zero for the fourth week in a row

  • 10 Sep 10:47

Weekly inflation in Russia at zero for the fourth week in a row According to the Federal State Statistics Service, since the beginning of September, consumer prices have not changed but risen 3% since the year start.Weekly inflation in Russia was zero from September 1 to 7 for the fourth successive week, the Federal Statistics Service (Rosstat) reported on Wednesday. Since the beginning of September, consumer prices have not changed but risen 3% since the year start. Inflation was about 3.52% in annual terms as of September 7. According to the Federal State Statistics Service, sugar rose in price by 1%, which is the highest price hike among foodstuffs. Prices of sunflower oil and cookies rose by 0.3%, wheat bread prices edged. Read more...

GOODWAN SENSORS HELP THE GROWTH OF CHERKIZOVO'S BROILERS

  • 10 Sep 10:45

GOODWAN SENSORS HELP THE GROWTH OF CHERKIZOVO'S BROILERS Cherkizovo Group has successfully implemented a temperature and humidity monitoring system using GoodWAN sensors. The new system saw its first deployment at our Petelinskaya poultry farm. Installed both outside and inside bird houses, the sensors transmit data on current temperature and humidity. All the sensor data is transmitted via an unlicensed frequency of 868MHz. This frequency band does not require any special approvals or permits. The new monitoring process forms part of our enterprise management system and enables a prompt response to changes in bird house climate. Built using GoodWAN patented technology, the sensors are quick and easy to install and. Read more...

Hong Kong has suspended imports of poultry products from the Tyumen region

  • 9 Sep 12:06

Hong Kong has suspended imports of poultry products from the Tyumen region Kommersant-Ural, citing TASS, reports that the Hong Kong Food Safety Center (CFS) has banned the import of poultry and eggs from the Tyumen region because ofhighly virulent avian influenza A subtype H5 virus in the region. The decision was taken on the basis of the notification of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) about outbreaks of avian influenza. To date, it is known about 10 foci identified in four districts of the Tyumen region. Nine out of ten outbreaks occurred in poultry on private farms. Not a single case of the disease was recorded at the food industry enterprises. The CFS reported that the center will closely monitor the development of. Read more...

Altai producers have significantly increased the export of poultry meat to China

  • 9 Sep 12:03

Altai producers have significantly increased the export of poultry meat to China Despite the pandemic,Altai enterprises shipped 480 tons of poultry products to China in six months, which is almost 2.5 times more than in the same period last year. The main exporter was Altai Broiler. The regional administration for the food and processing industry is counting on a further increase in the export of these products. There were separate deliveries annually, but these were one-time deliveries. And the most active growth went when the Cherkizovo group of companies entered Altai Broiler. They already had contracts with foreign partners, and Altai Broiler began to send chicken legs to China, which are popular there and are one of the products. Read more...

AI is waging in Siberia

  • 8 Sep 12:34

AI is waging in Siberia During the past several weeks, highly pathogenic avian influenza (AI) has hit 25 farms in Omsk Oblast, Russia, Russian veterinary watchdog Rosselhoznadzor said in a statement. As of late August, a total of 14 new farms in the region reported bird flu outbreaks. On top of that, over 10,000 birds have been culled on a total of 336 backyard farms. The disease was found in chickens, geese, ducks, and pigeons. Neighbouring Kazakhstan, decided to temporarily stop the import of poultry from Omsk Oblast. Major farm hit hard – 1.5 million birds lost In early September, the virus has been found at an large industrial poultry farm – Irtyshskhhaya. The company. Read more...

Meat imports increased by 39%

  • 8 Sep 12:17

Meat imports increased by 39% Meat imports increased by 39%. Porkimportsincreased most significantly in August against the background of a low base. In August, imports of meat and by-products from non-CIS countries increased by 39.3% compared to July, amounting to $ 68.8 million, reports Federal Customs Service. Pork supplies increased the most in percentage terms - if in July they were almost zero ($ 0.04 million), then in the last month of summer they amounted to $ 0.7 million. Beef imports also increased - from $ 27.7 million in July to $ 46.3 million in August. At the same time, the supply of poultry meat from non-CIS countries decreased from $ 10 million to $ 9.5 million. Despite the growth. Read more...