Livestock

UK

Significant contraction in English pig breeding herd

At the end of 2021, the female breeding herd was 295,000 head, 6.9% smaller than a year before, a...


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KAZAKHSTAN

Kazakhstan bans livestock exports to stabilize the domestic meat market

The ban is to stay in force until the summer of 2022, as meat processing units complained about t...


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AUSTRALIA

Australia reports increased goat meat production

Goat production exceeded 6,000 tonnes for the first time since March 2019.


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THE NETHERLANDS

Dutch live animal exports reached 1.8 BN in 2020

Germany, Belgium and the United States are the main markets for live animal exports from the Neth...


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ASIA

Cattle production in Laos accelerates driven by demand from China

A railway that is planned to start operation in December is expected to facilitate live cattle ex...


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WALES

Steady figures in Welsh livestock inventory

The number of sheep, cattle and pigs in Wales remained relatively stable during 2021 despite Wels...


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INTERNATIONAL

Vaccine against specific strain of ASF developed in the US

Promising results have been obtained on European and Asian breeds of pigs against a virus strain ...


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AUSTRALIA

Huge drop in Aussie live goat exports

During the last 6 years, live goat exports have declined by more than 90%.


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INTERNATIONAL

New AMR Action Plan presented by FAO

Antimicrobial resistance's impacts can lead to economic losses, decline in livestock production, ...


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BELIZE

Mexico imports live cattle from Belize

More than 1,600 cattle were exported in the last 12 months due to a new trade arrangement.


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