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Numbers of Beef Cattle, Chickens Rise On-year in Q3 amid Post-pandemic Recovery

Numbers of Beef Cattle, Chickens Rise On-year in Q3 amid Post-pandemic Recovery

SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The numbers of beef cattle and chickens raised in South Korea rose in the third quarter from a year earlier, data showed Thursday, amid the recovering demand following eased social distancing rules. The number of beef cattle came to 3.7 million over the July-September period, up 2.4 percent on-year, [...]

ETRI Develops Smart Barn for Livestock Breeding and Disease Management

ETRI Develops Smart Barn for Livestock Breeding and Disease Management

DAEJEON, Sept. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) said Wednesday it had developed a smart barn platform to help ensure effective livestock control and management. The newly-developed platform, dubbed TRIPLETS, can prevent disease by analyzing animal behavior 24 hours a day, while ensuring effective livestock management. The research team established [...]

Agriculture Ministry to Improve Compensation Payment Standards for Livestock Culling

Agriculture Ministry to Improve Compensation Payment Standards for Livestock Culling

SEOUL, Aug. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said Wednesday that it will improve the compensation payment standards for livestock culling after collecting opinions from livestock farms. Livestock culling compensation is paid to farms that cull their livestock due to domestic animal infectious diseases such as African swine fever [...]

Growing Organic Livestock Market Still a Mystery to Many Consumers

Growing Organic Livestock Market Still a Mystery to Many Consumers

SEOUL, Dec. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — The growing organic, non-antibiotic livestock industry continues to struggle with low public awareness. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs conducted a study of 203 producers, 85 managers, 13 distributors, and 206 consumers between August and November, among whom only 53 percent of consumers had knowledge about organic, [...]