World meat industry news

UAE bans poultry imports from Russia

  • 22 Jan 08:59

UAE bans poultry imports from Russia The measure applies for products coming certain parts of the country due to an outbreak of a highly pathogenic strain of bird flu. The UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment on Thursday announced that it is banning the import of all species of birds and its meat products from certain areas in Russia due to an outbreak of a highly pathogenic strain of bird flu, reportsGulf News. The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) confirmed the existence of the H5N2 virus in the region of Rostovskaya Oblast in Russia. The ban applies to all species of domestic and wild live birds, ornamental birds, chicks, hatching eggs, meats and meat products and non-heat-treated. Read more...

The EAEU countries became the main exporters of food and agricultural products to Russia

  • 22 Jan 08:58

The EAEU countries became the main exporters of food and agricultural products to Russia Employees of the federal state budgetary institution “All-Russian State Center for Quality and Standardization of Medicinal Products for Animals and Feeds” analyzed data on certain types of agricultural products supervised by the Rosselkhoznadzor and imported into Russia from January 1 to 13, 2019. According to the information and analytical system "Argus", the volume of imports of agricultural products or this period amounted to about 57.94 thousand tons. The main share of imports fell on four groups of goods: "Meat and offal" (more than 18 thousand tons, 31.4% of the total share of imports), "Milk and dairy products" (more. Read more...

Goat meat is expected to be the main food trend in 2019

  • 21 Jan 10:28

Goat meat is expected to be the main food trend in 2019 BBC Good Food magazine writes that sausages, meatballs and ready-made goat meat dishes will soon appear on the shelves of American stores. According to the newspaper, goat meat can be one of the main food trends in 2019. The report says that goat meat is tender and soft, like lamb meat, and meat of old goats is more rigid and tastes saturated. According to James Whitlor, the founder of Cabrito and the supplier of goat meat, goat meat is a dietary product with a lot of protein. Also this type of meat contains phosphorus, sodium, potassium,. Read more...

Kazakhstan increased its beef production and exports

  • 21 Jan 10:02

Kazakhstan increased its beef production and exports The results are driven by the large-scale implementation of a long-term programme to develop animal husbandry that began in the second half of 2018. Beef exports from Kazakhstan have increased in 2018 beyond the plans made by the Ministry of Agriculture reaching 18,800 tonnes, up by 3,300 tonnes (25%) than the official projection. By comparison, beef exports in 2017 totalled 5,500 tonnes, informsAstana Times. The results are driven by the large-scale implementation of a long-term programme to develop animal husbandry that began in the second half of 2018. The programme is based on small and medium-sized farms who can access loans to purchase cattle. To date, more. Read more...

5 year outlook for broiler diseases

  • 18 Jan 08:35

5 year outlook for broiler diseases Poor floor quality and a failure to stop visitors from entering poultry units are 2 areas where broiler farmers are failing to embrace high biosecurity standards. Figures from a pan-European study found nearly half of floors investigated were cracked, leading to higher mortality rates. And too many farms have very little biosecurity preventing people from coming on farm and entering poultry buildings. 7 EU countries participated in the ProHealth research project, which looked at both external and internal farm biosecurity issues.: Spain UK Belgium Finland Poland Greece Cyprus In or out External categories included purchase of day. Read more...

Over 6,300 turkeys were killed at Ursdone

  • 18 Jan 08:34

Over 6,300 turkeys were killed at Ursdone On the site of the UN-1 LLC "Ursdon" (part of the Group of Companies "Eurodon") over 37% of the turkey population were killed because of bird flu. These are 6355 birds, according to the information policy department of the government of the Rostov region. It is specified that the indicated site contains a turkey at the age of 273 days. In samples of pathological material from a fallen bird, employees of the Rostov regional veterinary laboratory identified the genome of the bird flu virus of the H5 subtype. The territory within a radius of 5 km from the site located in the Ust-Donetsk region is now considered a threatened zone, and within a radius of 10. Read more...

Russia launched its first FAO emergency project in Syria

  • 17 Jan 10:41

Russia launched its first FAO emergency project in Syria The Russian Federation has donated $3 million to help FAO provide conflict-affected farmers and herders in Syria with critical livelihood and nutrition support. Russia engaged in its first FAO emergency project by donating $3 million to help FAO provide conflict-affected farmers and herders in Syria with critical livelihood and nutrition support. The project is targeting 60,000 vulnerable households (or 360 000 farmers and herders) in the area of Aleppo, who were severely impacted by the crisis, to restore their production capacity and improve their food security and nutrition. "Large numbers of farmers have abandoned their lands in Syria because of. Read more...

Wholesale meat prices in Russia set a record in 2018

  • 17 Jan 10:40

Wholesale meat prices in Russia set a record in 2018 The Russian meat market in 2018 was “very emotionally saturated,” according to Institute for Agricultural Market Studies (ICAR). The largest players - Miratorg, Rusagro, Cherkizovo and others - actively increased production. Growth will continue in 2019. According to analysts, the maximum amount of domestic meat on the market has not yet been reached. The agency notes that by the end of last summer, a shortage of poultry meat appeared in the Russian market, and there were interruptions in the supply of pork. By the New Year the market gradually became saturated with an increase in the volume of production, and the prices of raw meat decreased. This was observed. Read more...

Kazakhstan increased meat exports by 2.5 times in 2018

  • 16 Jan 10:25

Kazakhstan increased meat exports by 2.5 times in 2018 Kazakhstan increased meat exports by 2.5 times in 2018. This was reported by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan. In 2018, 33.2 thousand tons of meat were exported from Kazakhstan, including 19.4 thousand tons of beef, 3.1 thousand tons of mutton, 1.1 thousand tons of pork, and 8 thousand tons of poultry meat. Compared with the 2017, exports of meat from Kazakhstan increased by 2.5 times, exports of beef - 3.5 times, exports of lamb - 3.4 times, exports of pork - 1.6 times, poultry - by 38%. Kazakhstan supplies meat to the countries of the EEU, the CIS, the. Read more...

Cherkizovo Group announces operating results for December, the fourth quarter and full 2019

  • 16 Jan 09:07

Cherkizovo Group announces operating results for December, the fourth quarter and full 2019 Cherkizovo Group (MOEX: GCHE), the largest vertically integrated meat producer in Russia, today announces operating results for December, the fourth quarter and full 2018. Fourth quarter 2018 highlights: Chicken: Sales volume growth in 4Q18 was supported by the consolidation of Altai Broiler results, which added 5 thousand tonnes in December. Average sales price increased by 32% y-o-y and 13% q-o-q on the back of better sales mix with more products under Petelinka and Chicken Kingdom brand, as well as the further shift to the deboned and high value-added products, as well as supply cuts by other chicken producers. Turkey: JV Tambov Turkey sales volume of. Read more...