Livestock News from North America

  Last Updated: Tuesday 8th of February 2011 10:44:00 PM +0800HKT

Beef and pork futures traded mostly down on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

  Last Updated: Monday 7th of February 2011 01:05:00 AM +0800HKT

The number of cattle and calves in North Dakota at the beginning of the year stood at 1.7 million, down 1% from the previous year and the fourth straight year of a decrease.

  Last Updated: Friday 4th of February 2011 09:08:00 AM +0800HKT

The country’s calf crop has been depleted to its lowest level in 60 years, according to the U.S. Agriculture Department, and it could take several years to replenish supply.

  Last Updated: Monday 31st of January 2011 08:58:00 AM +0800HKT

Most grazing animals used for food and fibre production on farms are ruminants. But what, exactly, does the term "ruminant" mean and why is it important?

  Last Updated: Thursday 9th of December 2010 11:18:00 PM +0800HKT

One agriculture group is hoping to boost the sheep business.