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Beef Newsletter - 25th June 2008
Wednesday 25th June 2008
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Welcome to this week's newsletter

* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 3 new features this week:

Animal Cloning and Implications for the Food Chain
This report examines the potential issues involved with cloning animals for commercial industry, prepared for COI, on behalf of their client, The Food Standards Agency.
Cow Size – To Win the Race, You Must Know What Race You Are In
By Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist, North Dakota State University Extension Service. When selecting cows for size, the debate can rage on for a long time.
US Beef and Dairy Outlook Report - June 2008
By U.S.D.A, Economic Research Service - This article is an extract from the June 2008: Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook Report.
* Global Beef Cattle Industry News


    FMD NEWS: Test Differentiates Vaccinates And Infections
    BLUETONGUE: Infertility Problems with Vaccine Denied

   United States

    In The Cattle Markets
    Weekly Roberts Report
    Weekly US Cattle Outlook - Choice Beef Retail Prices Up
    Weekly Outlook: Now is The High In?
    Texas Officials Want Another Look at JBS Takeover
    Observe Phenotype to Determine Genotype
    US Livestock Slaughter Statistics
    Cattle On Feed
    U.S. Cattle on Feed Down 4 Percent
Agco Product Solutions     Meat Price Bubble in Wake of US Flood
    Yellowstone Holds Key to Brucellosis Eradication
    Discovering Hormones and Their Role in Meat Quality
    Antibiotics: AVMA Put Superbug Scare Stories to Bed
    Senator Against JBS Merger Monopoly
    US: Beef Up, Imports Down
    US Farm Bill Becomes Law of the Land
    A Letter in Response to Korean Beef Worries
    A Local Issue: Sustainable Farming and Health
    EPA Urged to Push Biofuels Out of Food Domain
    Cutbacks Coming on Back of Corn Inflation
    Winners at Missouri Junior Angus Preview Show
    Mad Cows and Mad Policies
    Mexico in Denial: The Source of Montana Brucellosis
    GE Animals Full of Promise in Brave New World
    Guilty Pleas to Hallmark Cruelty
    Counting the Costs of Stored Co-products
Claas - Time for new rules
   United Kingdom

    United Auctions Move to Ensure Sustainability
    EBLEX Publish Mini Feeds Directory
    National Statistics on the Incidence of TB in Cattle
    Thirsk to Host Simmental Cattle Show
    UK Slaughter Statistics June 2008
    UK and ROI Cattle Price Comparisons
    Brown Says GM Animal Feeds are Key to Food Crisis
    Infertility Problems with Vaccine Denied
    Pasture Type and Methane Emissions
    Cracking Bluetongue with a 3D Model
    Vion: Investment and Expansion
    Scotland Eyes Changing Shape of CAP Health Check
    NFU Puts the Pressure on Retailers
    QMS Offers Farmers Direct Support

   Korea, Republic of

    Mislabelled US Beef Sends Shock Waves in Korea
    President Apologises Over US Beef Deal
Banamine-S -
   Serbia and Montenegro

    World's 1st On-farm E.coli Intervention Vaccine?


    Time for Celebration Says AgForce
    ABA Chairman Welcomes Quarantine Review
    Weekly Australian Cattle Summary
    FMD Test Differentiates Vaccinates And Infections
    Oz: NLIS Rebate Extends Until Cash Flow Snaps


    CIFA Call for Anthrax Protection
    Mad Cow in Canada
    There's Hope for Feed Grain Price Relief
DuPont Animal Health Solutions

    Competition Report on Vets Gets Thumbs Up

   New Zealand

    NZ: Carbon Neutral Beef a Trot too Far


    Mysterious Death and Disease in Iraq


    Marfrig Buys OSI in Brazil and Europe

That's all for this week!



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