What are innovations in livestock production?

Dairy industry: Innovations until 2020 are mainly aimed at increasing (financial) returns and market orientation, with a great deal of attention for the closing of cycles, natural behavior of the animals, biodiversity and landscape. Pig farming: Innovation oppurtunities can be found in animal health and animal welfare improvement, use of sensors and camera’s for monitoring of health condition and animal behaviour. Poultry farming: Innovation oppurtunities can be found in hatching technologies, autonomus desinfection of housing and lager systems and dust filtering technology.

Angola, France intensify partnership through projects in livestock industry

Angola and France further enhance their partnership by providing training and implementing projects to achieve sustainability in the agricultural and livestock industry. Furthermore, the said...

Technology provides livestock producers with 24/7 livestock video footage

Researchers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) develop a new precision technology that will provide livestock producers with 24/7 video footage of their livestock. Furthermore,...

Pasture dieback causes poor productivity in beef industry

Queensland seeks for government's help as pasture dieback causes poor growth and productivity in pastures across the state. With this, the federal government and Meat...

New Christian Doppler’s lab focuses on intestinal health of livestock sector

The Christian Doppler Laboratory for Innovative Gut Health Concepts in Livestock opens its door in Austria to improve the intestinal health of livestock. Moreover, it...

UK starts project to develop probiotic against poultry diseases

Clostridium Perfringens is a disease that causes poultry farms destructions that takes around US$6 billion every year from farm income. With this, the Department of...

Dairy-tech event features innovative, cost-saving tech in dairy production

The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers has launched a dairy-tech event that features the best high-tech gadgets in dairy production. Below is a list...

What is livestock farming?

Livestock farmers provide us with meat, dairy, eggs, wool, leahter and other animal products. Livestock farmers in the world face a number of important challenges. Livestock production needs to be more sustainable and productive while at the same time being profitable for farmers. This applies in particular to animal husbandry. Modern and innovative animal equipment and technologies are key components of the solution to these challenges.

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