Livestock Farming News

Report: Complaints against Illinois livestock producers declining

Illinois News Network - 3 days ago
Illinois livestock producers hope to dispel myths with a first-of-its-kind report. The 2018 Livestock Report from Illinois' beef, milk and pork producer associations says it's revealing the...

Straw prices soar, piling pressure on northern Europe livestock farmers

Reuters - 1 week ago
“If you look at the price of fodder and straw I would be fairly confident that this year we will lose money (on cattle),” said David Barton, who farms in the normally lush Cotswolds in central...

What should the future Chinese livestock farming model look like?

FeedNavigator.com - 4 weeks ago
China's livestock industry has experienced a vast transition during the last three decades, with profound effects on domestic and global food provision, resource use, nitrogen and phosphorus...

Many plants can be poisonous to pets and livestock

Longview Daily News - 5 hours ago
But people new to small scale or urban farming may not be aware that the roots and seeds of cabbage and broccoli can trigger digestive problems in pigs; foxglove or digitalis can produce irregular...

Sh100m slaughterhouse to boost livestock farming in Samburu

Daily Nation - 7 days ago
County Pastoral and Livestock minister Geoffrey Lipale said residents will be relieved from the burden of carrying the animals to far places. “There will be ready market and farmers will be paid...

Farmers discuss drought at MU extension event

Moberly Monitor Index - 2 days ago
Carpenter spoke at a MU Extension event Thursday in Boonville intended to help beef cattle farmers impacted by this year's drought. This week, parts of Cooper County, Howard County and Boone...

Germany considering aid for livestock farms after drought

Agriculture.com - 3 weeks ago
BERLIN, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Germany's government is considering special aid for livestock farmers to help them overcome a sharp rise in animal feed prices after this summer's drought, German...

Straw prices soar, piling pressure on N.Europe livestock farmers

Agriculture.com - 1 week ago
Some farmers forced to use up winter fodder supplies. * In some areas straw now more expensive than grains. * European soil moisture map https://tmsnrt.rs/2M4kIvA. By Michael Hogan and Nigel Hunt....

Backyard Livestock 101: Chickens, Turkeys, Goats, and Rabbits

Modern Farmer - 3 days ago
Pigs, sheep, cows, and other large livestock aren't suitable for the city and are typically outlawed by local laws. Goats are the largest animal we recommend if you don't have at least an...

Warm weather, drought make challenging year for farmers

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel - 6 hours ago
Western Colorado's drought, accompanied by record-setting heat, has made it a difficult year for the farming industry throughout the region. Many are getting through this year in good shape, but...

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