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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, [...]

Are Dogs Livestock? Civic Groups Protest For and Against Dog Meat

Are Dogs Livestock? Civic Groups Protest For and Against Dog Meat

SEOUL, Jan. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Animal rights groups held a rally in protest after the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs included dogs under the category of livestock in the enforcement ordinance of livestock legislation. The “Companion Animal Organization” against dog meat held a rally near the presidential office, Cheong Wa Dae, Sunday [...]

Automated Calf Feeders Popular in Ulsan

Automated Calf Feeders Popular in Ulsan

ULSAN, Jul. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Automated robot calf feeders are gaining popularity in the livestock industry. The Ulsan Agricultural Technology Center reported on Saturday that it has introduced robot calf feeders at two farms in every year since 2017. Robot calf feeders automatically control the amount and frequency of calf feeding based on the [...]

Insects Including Meal Beetle and Silkworm Now Classified as Livestock

Insects Including Meal Beetle and Silkworm Now Classified as Livestock

SEJONG, Jul. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Some insects will be classified as “livestock” and farms that raise such insects will be able to receive various benefits for breeding them. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said Wednesday that it has revised the enforcement regulation of the livestock law to recognize insects as livestock [...]

S. Korea Offers PTSD Treatment for Workers Hired to Cull Livestock

S. Korea Offers PTSD Treatment for Workers Hired to Cull Livestock

SEOUL, Mar. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The government plans to support treatment for workers hired to cull livestock for disease eradication, who are known to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other extreme psychological and mental illnesses. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and Ministry of Health and Welfare accepted the proposal [...]