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28 April 2015
Maize to Lead Global Grain Contraction
GLOBAL – Smaller maize output will drive a ‘modest decline’ in global grain production this year....
Environmental Feed Life Cycle Guidelines Released
GLOBAL - International organisation have released new guidelines for Global Feed Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), which addresses the impact of livestock feeds on the environment....
27 April 2015
Scottish Farming Union Sees GM Feed Proposals as Unworkable
SCOTLAND, UK - European proposals to re-nationalise policy on the use of animal feed containing GM are unworkable and could throw the Scottish, UK and European livestock sectors into disarray, said the Scottish National Farmers Union (NFU)...
24 April 2015
Zambian Poultry Industry Expanding Despite Feed Prices
ZAMBIA - The Zambian poultry industry has risen from a backyard activity to be a large-scale integrated business over the last 10 years but smaller producers are struggling with high input prices....
Arbor Acres Annual South Africa Roadshow Focuses on Feed
SOUTH AFRICA - Experts from Aviagen® came face to face with top nutritionists in South Africa recently to discuss the best way to feed the Arbor Acres® (AA) bird, as part of AA’s annual International Nutrition Roadshow....
23 April 2015
More Freedom for EU to Decide on Use of GMO's for Food and Feed
EU - The EU Commission has presented the outcome of its review of the decision-making process for the authorisation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) as food and feed. ...
17 April 2015
Insects as Animal Feed Seen as Favourable
BELGIUM - Attitudes towards the use of insects in animal feed and resulting livestock products are generally favourable, recent scientific research has shown, says Biomin....
Insects Equal Soy Nutrition in Animal Feed
UK - Insects perform as well as soy as a source of protein in nutritional tests, according to research presented at the British Society of Animal Science conference this week....
15 April 2015
Should the EU Allow Insects as Sustainable Animal Feed Source?
EU - European legislation should be adapted to allow insect products as a sustainable and innovative source of animal proteins for food consumption and animal feed, said insect producers at a meeting in Brussels formally establishing the International...
14 April 2015
Final Steps in Nutreco Take-over Go Ahead
NETHERLANDS - SHV Investments, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of SHV Holdings N.V. has started the final step in acquiring all issued and outstanding ordinary shares in animal feed and poultry company Nutreco....
13 April 2015
Student Research at WPSA Shows Value of Industry-Academia Collaboration
UK - AB Vista supports between 20 and 30 PhD students around the world, which lead to poultry innovations, says a research fellow who is due to present the results of such a collaboration at a conference this week....
10 April 2015
VFDs Are Coming to the US Poultry Industry
US - "Are you ready for the Veterinary Feed Directives?" asks Zoetis....
Study Compares Two Methionine Sources in Broiler Diets
US - Results indicate both HMTBa and DL-Methionine deliver equal methionine value, reports Novus International....
Quarterly Earnings Increase for Cargill
US - In its latest quarterly report, Cargill's net earnings were up by one-third from the same period last year, with the largest contribution by its Animal Nutrition and Protein business....
09 April 2015
Nutriad Continues Sales Team Expansion in Europe
SPAIN & PORTUGAL - Nutriad has appointed Antonio Vila as Key Account Manager for Western Spain and Portugal. ...
New Feed Rules: Write it Down or It Didn't Happen
US – New rules to strengthen food safety and industry practice are being analysed by America’s animal feed industry as preparation for the new regime....
08 April 2015
Enzyme Characteristics Critical When Choosing a Superdosing Phytase
UK - Enzyme characteristics are critical when choosing a superdosing phytase, says AB Vista....
02 April 2015
Efficacy, Safety Confirmed of Feed Enzyme for Poultry
EU - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published a scientific opinion on Novus International's CIBENZA® EP150 feed additive as a zootechnical feed additive for poultry....
Foodborne Illness: New Data Points to Veg Sources
US - An interagency team of US federal agencies responsible for food safety recently released new data and methodology to identify sources of foodborne illness, reports Diamond V....
Chicken to Remain Good Value for Cost-conscious Zambians
ZAMBIA - Chicken is set to remain an affordable meat, according to the national poultry association....
01 April 2015
New Biomin Web Site Now Available in Russian, Slovak
GLOBAL - Biomin has now launched a Russian and Slovak version of its new corporate web site....
Asian Protein Consumption Leads Animal Feed Innovation
GLOBAL - The increase in demand for meat and dairy products in the Asia Pacific region has led to a need for using the best possible technology and animal feed methods, according to Cargill....
30 March 2015
CME: Poultry Slaughter Recovering After February Disruption
US - Transportation disruptions due to weather caused a significant decline in February broiler and turkey slaughter, but slaughter rates have now started to recover, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
27 March 2015
Confusion Increasing over Animal Medicines in Livestock
UK - The majority of shoppers in the UK believe growth hormones are used by farmers to make animals for food grow faster and that antibiotics used in livestock make them less effective for people....
Eighty Per Cent of Livestock Producing Regions Face High Threats from Mycotoxins
GLOBAL - Mycotoxin-related threats to livestock production are severe or high in 80 per cent of regions worldwide according to the latest Biomin Mycotoxin Survey. ...
 
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