World meat industry news

„MIRATORG” LAUNCHES A SHEEP BREEDING FARM IN TULA REGION

  • 27 Jan 10:10

„MIRATORG” LAUNCHES A SHEEP BREEDING FARM IN TULA REGION “Miratorg” launched a sheep breeding complex in Tula region. The company is finishing the construction of production facilities and starts populating the farm with animals. In 2018, in Fatezhsky district of Kursk region, a pilot project for lamb production was launched which includes creation and development of a nuclear stock with high genetics, breeding stock maintenance, breeding and feeding of lambs for 4–6 months until they reach the weight of 45–55 kg. The sheep breeding complex in Tula region is another step towards the implementation of the project of lamb industrial production. The plant’s capacity will allow it to maintain up to. Read more...

MEAT PRODUCTION GROWS IN RYAZAN REGION

  • 27 Jan 10:09

MEAT PRODUCTION GROWS IN RYAZAN REGION From January to November, 2019, 77.4 ths t of live weight cattle and poultry for slaughter were produced in Ryazan region. This is by 13% more than in the same period of 2018. By December 1st, 2019, the agricultural companies of the region produced 65.2 ths t of meat of all kinds of cattle and poultry, which was by 16.7% more than the previous year’s level. The biggest growth was shown by the pig breeding farms of the region, which produced 43.5 ths t of pork. This is by 20.8% more than in 2018. ООО “Verdazernoproduct” in Sarayevsky district (33.5 ths t) and ОАО “Ryazanskiy Svinokomplex” (8.7 ths t) are the leaders in. Read more...

The maternal herd of the Kaliningrad meat company in 2019 increased by 30%

  • 24 Jan 09:58

The maternal herd of the Kaliningrad meat company in 2019 increased by 30% AgroVestnik magazine, citing the press service of Miratorg Agribusiness Holding, reports that Kaliningrad Meat Company LLC increased the stock of Aberdeen Angus herd more than 30% in 2019. The Kaliningrad Meat Company, which is a part of Miratorg, was founded in 2011 in the Ozersky District of the Kaliningrad Region as the base enterprise for the cattle-breeding project to create a meat cattle breeding industry. Now Kaliningrad Meat Company holds more than 75 thousand head of cattle of the Aberdeen Angus breed. According to the results of 2019, the breeding stock at the facilities of the largest meat and cattle operator in the Kaliningrad region amounted. Read more...

NMA estimates the export potential of Russian meat in 2020 at $ 1 billion

  • 24 Jan 09:57

NMA estimates the export potential of Russian meat in 2020 at $ 1 billion The head of the executive committee of the National Meat Association (NMA), Sergey Yushin, predicts that in 2020 Russia can increase the volume of meat supplies to foreign markets to $ 1 billion in value terms, according to the information and analytical agency OilWorld. Last year, Russian exporters exported 326.5 thousand tons of meat products, including offal and farm animals - 36 thousand tons more than in 2018. In value terms, shipments reached $ 850 million. Director General of the National Union of Pig Breeders Yuri Kovalev suggests that in 2020, Russian pork exports will increase by at least 10-15%. Last year, the volume of pork exports to the countries of near. Read more...

The Damate group of companies commissioned 32 new poultry houses

  • 23 Jan 09:26

The Damate group of companies commissioned 32 new poultry houses By the beginning of 2020 32 new housing for raising and fattening turkeys of the Damate group of companies were involved in the Mokshansky district of the Penza region. Their launch was carried out as part of the next phase of the project to increase production volumes to 155 thousand tons per year. Damate’s new assets were commissioned at the end of last year in the village of Potma. At their expense, the total number of houses in the Moksha district increased up to 64. When the project is completed, 488 corps of rearing and feeding turkeys of the Damate group of companies will operate in the Penza Region. The growing area created in Potma consists of eight. Read more...

EU is interested in Russian products - expert

  • 23 Jan 09:25

EU is interested in Russian products - expert There is a growing interest in organic food from Russia in Europe. This was reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the head of the Russian Export Center (REC) Mikhail Zhuk. The expert said this before the opening of the agricultural exhibition "Green Week" in the German capital. According to him, not only the volume of exports is growing, but also the list of delivered goods. As examples he called environmentally friendly agricultural products and feed. According to Zhuk, Russian producers are ready to increase their exports and are able to not only surprise, but also provide Europeans and other consumers with organic food. The expert also believes. Read more...

Armenian farmers block roads due to slaughter restrictions

  • 22 Jan 11:01

Armenian farmers block roads due to slaughter restrictions More than 40 cattle breeders from Armenia are organizing a new protest rally near the capital’s government building, demanding the repeal of the restrictions on livestock slaughtering. It is reported by RIA Novosti. We are talking about the requirement introduced last Wednesday to sell meat only from cattle slaughtered in specially equipped slaughterhouses. This requires that farmers have to bring animals to the slaughterhouse on their own and pay at least three thousand drams (6.3 dollars) for professional slaughter. According to farmers, now they do not have such an opportunity. One of the protesters said that such demands would kill the industry. He. Read more...

The largest pig-breeding complex will be built in Rostov region

  • 22 Jan 11:00

The largest pig-breeding complex will be built in Rostov region A large pork producer, LLC “Kashar Bacon”, plans to build a new complex in Kashar district of Rostov region. The complex will cost the company about 1.2 billion rubles. This was reported by the government of the region. The enterprise should become one of the largest producers of pig meat in the region with a capacity of 5.2 thousand tons of meat per year. Here they want to keep 2.5 thousand heads of sows, and 100 employees will work on it. According to the founder of Kashirsky Bacon Valery Gomonov, the project is scheduled to start next year, and now a land plot has been acquired and a construction project is being prepared. He also added that it. Read more...

Russia fails in promoting pork in the domestic market

  • 21 Jan 10:11

Russia fails in promoting pork in the domestic market Neither the National Pig Producers Association or the National Meat Producers Association are involved in national advertising campaigns promoting pork consumption, says a foreign observer. While Russian pig production is growing, domestic consumption stays low and export markets remain closed due to the ASF situation in the country. Pig price is currently 82 Roubles ($1.34) per kg liveweight, with only Canada and the US reporting lower prices, observes Simon Grey, General Manager Russia CIS and Europe, Genesus. "The reason is the local supply and demand. Production in Russia continues to increase and demand in Russia is virtually static due to weak growth. Read more...

Kazakhstan prepares ban for livestock exports

  • 21 Jan 10:05

Kazakhstan prepares ban for livestock exports The measure aims to stabilize the domestic meat market due to a 16% rise in prices. Kazakhstan intends to ban livestock exports following a surge in meat prices in the domestic market, informs Reuters. The ban will stay in place until April but it could be extended, according to the Agriculture Ministry. Kazakh beef and cattle exports have doubled last year due to higher demand for animal protein in neighbouring countries such as China and Uzbekistan. That led to a jump of 16% in beef prices in the domestic market. According to official sources, livestock exports are seen as the main reason for creating "the basis for a speculative increase in the. Read more...