Dairy Herd Up in North Island; Down in South Island

TheCattleSite News Desk, 10 May 2017
NEW ZEALAND - After a decrease in 2015, the dairy cattle number increased 2 per cent in 2016 to reach 6.6 million, Stats NZ said today. However, this was not back to the 2014 level (6.7 million). T…

Demands push packers to boost slaughter

By Jeff DeYoung, Illinois Farmer Today
Meat exports soared in March as markets continue to handle larger supplies. “U.S. meat supplies have expanded rapidly, but a significant portion of that growth went to feed the …