South Korea: Ulsan beef quality is upgraded by utilizing agricultural by-products

Frozen Bone-In Beef
South Korea
Market & Price Trends
Innovation & Technology
Published Apr 14, 2024

Tridge summary

The Ulsan City Agricultural Technology Center has initiated a pilot project to enhance the quality of Korean and Gyeongsan beef by using agricultural food by-products in the cattle fattening process. This innovative approach, which incorporates fiber mixed feed (TNR) fattening technology, aims to address the challenges of rising feed costs and the oversupply of cattle that have led to declining beef prices. By improving the digestibility of the cows' feed and reducing the incidence of digestive diseases, the project seeks to produce higher quality meat while simultaneously lowering the cost of feed.
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(Ulsan = Yonhap News) Reporter Heo Gwang-moo = Ulsan City Agricultural Technology Center announced on the 14th that it will conduct a 'pilot project to improve the quality of Korean beef and Gyeongsan beef fattening using agricultural food by-products' to stabilize the management of Korean beef farms. Gyeongsan cows are cows that have given birth to a calf more than once. According to the Agricultural Technology Center, Korean beef farms are experiencing difficulties due to rising feed prices and price declines due to an increase in the number of Korean cattle. In particular, wholesale prices have shown a gradual decline due to the increase in the number of Korean beef slaughtered, and autonomous control of supply and demand, such as preemptive culling of low-ability cows, is necessary to stabilize the mid- to long-term management of Korean beef farms. In addition, the appearance rate of grade 1 or higher in Korean beef cows, which is low compared to castrated Korean beef cattle, ...
Source: Yna
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