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Meat industry is big business in China

Meat industry is big business in China

By Mark Gao, in Beijing

The leader of China’s meat industry has told the country’s annual national meat conference that his sector is starting to consolidate and move away from its past reliance on small businesses.

India to become world’s largest beef exporter in 2012

India to become world’s largest beef exporter in 2012

By Raghavendra Verma, in New Delhi

India will become the largest exporter of beef in the world in 2012, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has concluded in its latest report Livestock and Poultry-World Market and Trade 2012.

China battles new avian flu outbreak

China battles new avian flu outbreak

By Leah Germain

The Chinese government is fighting a fresh major outbreak of avian influenza virus H5N1 in southern China, according to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE). It says the outbreak was first reported on 11 September at a duck farm in the city...

Euthanasia threat for Australian sheep

Euthanasia threat for Australian sheep

By Carina Perkins

Thousands of Australian sheep which were accepted into Pakistan after being rejected by Bahrain veterinary authorities may be euthanised on animal health grounds.

Australian pork sector invests in R&D

Australian pork sector invests in R&D

By Ed Bedington

The Australian pork industry is investing in the industry’s future with a series of honours and postgraduate places up for grabs.

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