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EU Poultry Feed Production Stable in 2013

11 July 2014

EU - Animal feed output in the EU-28 was 155 million tonnes in 2013, up slightly from the year before; production of compound feed for poultry was stable.

The EU-28 compound feed production in 2012 was 154.7 million tonnes, according to a report in Feedfacts, the publication of the European Feed Manufacturers' Federation, FEFAC.

Pig feed output fell by -1.4 per cent, whereas cattle feed increased by 2.2 per cent in 2013.

Poultry feed remained stable at +0.3 per cent, thereby confirming its position of leading segment of compound feed above pig feed.

For 2014, FEFAC experts forecast stabilisation for poultry and cattle feed production and a further reduction in pig feed production of one per cent. Overall, this would lead to a slight decrease in compound feed production in 2014 compared to 2013 of between 0.2 and 0.5 per cent.

FEFAC
Development of compound feed production in the EU (total and by species; excluding Greece, Luxembourg and Malta)

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