U.E.C.B.V. – European Livestock and Meat Trades Union

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Welcome to the UECBV's Website

The European Livestock And Meat Trades Union (UECBV), founded in 1952, is the mouthpiece of national federations representing livestock markets, livestock traders (cattle, horses, sheep, pigs) and meat traders (beef, horsemeat, sheepmeat, pigmeat), slaughterhouses, cutting plants and meat preparation plants.

In total, some 20,000 firms of all sizes and 230,000 jobs are represented within the UECBV through its national member federations.

The following stakeholders are represented within the UECBV:

The UECBV pursues the following objectives:


The UECBV tackles all the topics in which its members feel an interest. For instance, the UECBV mobilizes itself on: