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Poultry Industry News By Category: Feed and Nutrition
21 February 2019
British start-up breeds high performance bugs for animal feed
UK (Reuters) - After centuries of selective breeding of animals and plants to maximise yields in agriculture, bugs are getting the same treatment, as demand for insect protein grows....
15 February 2019
OIE reports that antibiotics are still being used to boost animal growth
According to reporting by Thomson Reuters, farmers in 45 countries still use antibiotics to boost animal growth...
06 February 2019
With completion of Neovia acquisition, ADM creates premier global leader in animal nutrition
Combined animal nutrition business one of the largest in the world, with estimated sales of $3.5 billion, and full range of animal nutrition products and solutions for customers globally....
04 February 2019
US soy sets export record in market year ending September
Farmer investments in international markets produced strong results in the 2017/2018 marketing year, despite trade dynamics developing as the export period closed...
24 January 2019
Protein for fowls: Poultry industry wants ban lifted
BANGLADESH - Poultry industry members in Bangladesh want government to lift the ban on the import and sale of meat and bone meal (MBM), a protein concentrate for chicken...
Refined carbs show promise as ‘sentinel’ for Salmonella control
Higher government standards for Salmonella control have put more pressure on poultry companies to reduce incidence on broiler farms and lower the pathogen load going into processing....
17 January 2019
Rising maize prices give jitters to India's poultry farmers
INDIA - Maize prices are on the boil on reports of lower crop in the kharif 2018 season...
15 January 2019
Farming insects may solve one problem but create others, scientists warn
GLOBAL - Insects have great potential as an alternative source of protein, but further research is urgently needed before mass production begins in order to avoid environment disaster, Swedish researchers warned yesterday (14 January 2019)...
04 January 2019
Creative chicken feeding becomes online hit
CHINA - Videos about feeding chickens have recently gone viral on video platforms...
04 December 2018
China likely to resume US soy deals, but action on tariffs uncertain, USDA chief
China (Reuters) - China will probably resume buying American soybeans around 1st January 2019 because of limited supplies in Brazil after slashing imports from the United States due to the US-China trade war, US Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said...
29 November 2018
Biomin Launches new advanced mycotoxin analytical service
Biomin America, Inc. is announcing the addition of a new mycotoxin analytical service, Spectrum® Top 50, to their Biomin® PROcheck service....
Dietary grape seed improves welfare and performance of heat-stressed Japanese quail
Effects of dietary grape seed on performance and some metabolic assessments in Japanese quail with different plumage colours exposed to heat stress...
28 November 2018
ADM shines a light on its additive portfolio at EuroTier
The Poultry Site spoke to Andrew Carlson, vice president of global feed additives and ingredients, ADM, at the ever-growing trade show in Hanover. ...
22 November 2018
Nutriad premium sponsor of 1st Latin American Poultry Nutrition Conference.
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad, supported the first Latin American Poultry and Nutrition Conference (LPN) held in Miami (USA) in October as a premium sponsor....
21 November 2018
Silicon supplement could improve bone strength and welfare of millions of chickens a year
UK, 21 November 2018 - Scientists have found a way to develop a silicon food supplement for poultry, which could provide a major boost to the health and welfare of millions of chickens produced every year...
20 November 2018
Brazil's record soy exports to China could expand further
BRAZIL, 14 November 2018 (Reuters) - Brazil's record soy exports to China could grow further, an Agriculture Ministry official told Reuters on 14 November, as the Asian nation's trade war with the United States boosts its demand for South American beans...
19 November 2018
Chicken feed big money for Astral
SOUTH AFRICA, 19 November 2018 - Lower chicken feed prices helped Astral Foods nearly double its net profit while selling the same amount of meat ...
Farmers, frontline defenders against antimicrobial resistance
GLOBAL, 19 November 2018 - Farmers have a vital role to play in stemming the spread of antimicrobial resistance among disease-causing pathogens, and can make a significant contribution simply by adopting good hygiene practices during their day-to-day...
18 November 2018
New report shows progress in achieving farm antibiotic targets
Twelve months after industry-led targets for antibiotic use were identified for all main farm livestock species in the UK, a review of progress has been released, including details of where targets have been achieved early and where challenges remain...
08 November 2018
Evonik strengthens its activities in Precision Livestock Farming with acquisition of Belgian Big Data software provider Porphyrio
Evonik strengthens its activities in Precision Livestock Farming with acquisition of Belgian Big Data software provider Porphyrio...
02 November 2018
Food prices dipped in October
GLOBAL - International food commodity prices dipped in October, as falling dairy, meat and vegetable oils prices more than offset a surge in sugar prices, the United Nations said today...
29 October 2018
China's new animal feed standards set to lower soybean consumption
CHINA - 28 October 2018 (Reuters): New standards of protein content in animal feed that China announced on Friday will cut the country's annual soymeal consumption by 11 million tonnes and soybeans by 14 million tonnes, according to a statement from the...
Chinese traders play down impact of new animal feed guidelines on soy demand
CHINA - 29 October 2018 (Reuters): Oilseed traders in China on Monday played down the potential impact on soy consumption of new government guidelines to lower the protein content of animal feed, saying that rising soymeal and soybean prices would be...
24 October 2018
Former feedstuff processing ‘frees up’ 92,000 hectares of farmland
UK - 24 October 2018: Each year some 650,000 tonnes of ‘former foodstuffs’, ranging from broken biscuits to unwanted pasta, is turned into valuable animal feed with an energy value equivalent to feed wheat from around almost 92,000 hectares of farmland...
23 October 2018
China drops ban on rapeseed meal from India
CHINA (Reuters) - Beijing seeks ways to reduce its dependence on US soybeans with India's industry welcoming the move but saying the process is still lengthy; rapeseed futures in India jump on the news...
 
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