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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Chicken Producers Hit Back at Article on Use of Antibiotics in Chicken Feed
US - US chicken producers have hit back at criticism levelled at it in an article from the newsagency Reuters, claiming that antibiotics used in human medicine are frequently used as growth promoters in feed for chickens....
Food Retailers Demand Return to Non-GE Feed
GERMANY - The German food retailers have demanded from the German Poultry Association (ZDG) to stop using genetically engineered feed starting from 1 January 2015. According to Lebensmittelzeitung, a working group "Soy in Animal Feed" was established...
Monday, September 15, 2014
CME: Does Cheap Feed Make Cheaper Meat?
US - Even as grain supplies in the US, and globally for that matter, are expected to increase significantly in the next 12 months, the amount of meat protein available to consumers will still be lower than what it was two years ago, write Steve Meyer...
Friday, September 12, 2014
CME: 74 Per Cent of US Corn Crop Rated Good/Excellent Condition
US - seventy four per cent of the US corn crop was rated in good/excellent condition, unchanged from the previous week and 20 points better than year ago and the five year average for this week, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner. ...
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
UK Feed Prices on the Way Up Again?
UK - While compound feed prices are well below their peak in early to mid-2013, the latest averages are 86, 76, 101 and 93 per cent higher, respectively, for cattle/calf, pig, poultry and sheep rations than at the start of 2006....
Progress on Buyback Programme Nutreco Shares
GLOBAL - Further to the share buyback programme announced on 24 July 2014, Nutreco announces that during the period from 1 September 2014 up to and including 5 September 2014, Nutreco purchased 203,853 of its ordinary shares at an average price of €...
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Canadian Study Shows Benefits of Precision Feeding of Broiler Breeders
CANADA - A study is being conducted on Precision Broiler Breeder Feeding System in order to be able to get the bodyweight information needed from every individual bird. ...
EU Animal Feed Body to Work Closer with Romania, Bulgaria
EU - The European Feed Manufacturers Federation (FEFAC) is strengthening cooperation with the feed manufacturing associations in Romania and Bulgaria...
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Biomin Sponsors Mycotoxin Event at Poultry Science Association
US - Mycotoxin occurrence data reveal that the majority of feed ingredients are tainted with various mycotoxins and very frequently even a combination of different toxins can be found in the feed, according to Biomin....
Future Nutrition Research Essential for Chicken Meat Sustainability
AUSTRALIA - Over five decades, the poultry industry has developed from a backyard operation to the world’s largest animal protein supplier for human consumption. The poultry industry has done a remarkable job in its low carbon footprint and efficiency...
Monday, September 01, 2014
Novus Launches Innovative Phytase Enzyme in South Asia
SRI LANKA - Novus International, Inc. has hosted an informational enzyme forum to formally introduce its next generation phytase enzyme, CIBENZA PHYTAVERSE, to the South Asia market in Negomba, Sri Lanka from 27 to 29 August....
Changing Diets Vital to Reducing Climate Change
ANALYSIS - If current trends continue food production alone will reach, if not exceed, the global targets for total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2050....
New Proposed Maximum Levels of Fumonisins in Maize
GLOBAL - The current report of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (FAO) on contaminants in foods includes a new proposal for maximum levels for fumonisins in maize and maize products, according to Biomin....
Register for AFIA Course on Feed Manufacturing
US - Registration is now open for 'AFIA-500: Fundamentals of Feed Manufacturing'. The distance education programme is sponsored by the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and Kansas State University, and is ideal for individuals at all levels interested...
Friday, August 29, 2014
Fungal Disease Impacts Poultry Feed
CANADA - The executive director of Winter Cereals Canada says fusarium head blight has been the biggest factor affecting the quality of this year's winter wheat crop, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Looking for Corn Consumption Response
US - In the newsletter of 11 August, the prospects for corn consumption to respond to lower prices during the 2014-15 marketing year and the potential for a subsequent price recovery were discussed, writes Darrel Good. ...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
EW Nutrition Launches 'Science and Innovations' Series
PHILIPPINES & VIET NAM - EW Nutrition has taken the transfer of technical know-how and the sharing of specific scientific information to a new standard with customers. The launch of a science based course of lectures aimed to give more technical background,...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Introduce Institutional Reforms in Agriculture to Hike Yield, Says PHDCCI
INDIA - PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI), an industry body has called for amendment to Land Ceiling Act and abolition of agriculture produce marketing committee (APMC) Act to draw massive corporate sector participation in agriculture and...
Call for Removal of Taxes on Inputs to Save Poultry Industry
GHANA - Some poultry farmers in the Ashanti region are lamenting the high cost of inputs, which they say is negatively affecting their businesses. They complain the problem has been worsened over the last few months by the continuous depreciation of the...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Corn Consumption Forecast
US - With expectations of a record large US corn crop in 2014, market attention will soon shift to prospects for corn consumption. The market will follow a number of indicators of potential use as well as the revealed pace of consumption in the ethanol,...
US Feed Body Submits Comments on Sustainability Guidelines
US - The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has recently submitted comments to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations on the Livestock Environmental Assessment Performance (LEAP) draft guidelines regarding the animal feed supply...
Animal Feed Additives Market to Reach US$20 Billion by 2020
GLOBAL - The global animal feed additive market, valued at $14.9 billion in 2013, is estimated to reach $20 billion by 2020....
Friday, August 08, 2014
Strong Sales Growth Prompts AB Vista, Aunir to Expand
ASIA - Responding to strong feed enzyme sales growth and increased demand for Near-Infrared Reflectance...
Record Sales for Land O'Lakes
US - Animal feed, crop, egg and dairy company, Land O’Lakes, Inc., has posted record second-quarter (Q2) and first half-year sales and earnings....
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Revolutionary Phytase, Forage Pre-Treatment Lead Way for AB Vista
UK - AB Vista’s revolutionary next generation E.coli phytase Quantum Blue is set to take centre stage on the company’s stand (Hall 9, Stand D70) during SPACE 2014, to be held in Rennes, France, from 16 19 September....
 
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