Dairy herd culls to increase Japan’s beef production


A new payment program will shrink Japan’s dairy herd by 3% and increase its beef stock. The program, which runs from March 2023 to March 2024, is expected to remove 40,000 dairy cows from the spiked stock in 2022 to reduce excess milk production, said the USDA. The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry...

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Ha Thu
Regional Correspondent and Assistant Editor, Asian Pork Magazine, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Ha Thu’s ‘Income from waste, the next big thing in animal production’ explores how processing livestock waste can be an environmentally sustainable, income-generating solution.