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29 July 2015
US Chicken Organisation Calls for Ethanol Limits to Protect Feed Prices
US - The US' chicken industry is supporting adjustment of target levels of biofuels to be included in transportation fuel, with the National Chicken Council (NCC) saying the standards distort feed prices....
16 July 2015
Good Market Prospects Forecast for EU Poultry Sector
EU - Low feed prices are pushing up poultry meat production across the EU....
15 July 2015
India's Animal Feeds to Reach $30 Billion By 2020, Says Bank Report
INDIA - Animal feeds have been growing at a compound annual growth rate of eight per cent and will develop into a $30 billion industry by 2020....
13 July 2015
Could Feeding Livestock Hemp Contaminate Food with Cannabis?
ANALYSIS - European scientists and food safety experts have called for more research and information on the risks to consumers of feeding hemp to livestock and poultry....
08 July 2015
Indian Poultry Industry Demands Soybean Imports to Compete with US
INDIA - The Indian poultry industry has demanded permission to import at least one million tonnes of soybean meal, to help them deal with the impending competition of cheaper imports of chicken legs from the United States....
07 July 2015
Sharing Insights into Animal Nutrition Can Help Global Productivity
NETHERLANDS - Gaining new insights into animal nutrition and sharing this knowledge with others can help to bridge the global food gap. Professor Leo den Hartog explained to ThePoultrySite how this is being achieved by global feed company, Nutreco. Jackie...
06 July 2015
Southern African Drought Hammers Poultry, Red Meat Producers
AFRICA - Poultry and red meat producers in Southern Africa are bracing for a steep rise in feed costs after drought conditions affected South Africa, the biggest grain producer in the region....
03 July 2015
UK, US Feed Market Prices Up
UK and US - UK feed wheat futures (Nov-15) closed at £132.00/t on Tuesday, up £7.60 on the week and the highest settlement price since the end of March 2015. ...
02 July 2015
Green Tea Feed Additives Could Aid Poultry Production
BANGLADESH - Antibiotic-free poultry production could be made easier by using green tea as a feed additive, a new study in Bangladesh has shown....
30 June 2015
Indian Poultry Feed Market to Grow at 7-8 Per Cent in Coming Years
INDIA - The Indian poultry feed market is expected to grow by seven to eight per cent in the next few years, a report released at the Global Grain & Global Feed event said....
23 June 2015
Pakistan Withdraws Sales Tax Proposal for Poultry Feed
PAKISTAN - Pakistan's government has withdrawn a proposal to impose a 5 per cent tax on poultry feed sales....
19 June 2015
New Trans Fats Ban Will Not Apply to Animal Food
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the final determination that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) are not generally recognised as safe, or GRAS, for use in human food, but the prohibition will not apply to animal feed. ...
17 June 2015
How Will Avian Flu Impact US Feed Markets?
US - The US is currently on the tail end of the worst bird flu outbreak in history, causing concerns over the potential effects on the feed market, write John Newton and Todd Kuethe from the University of Illinois' Farmdoc Daily Project....
16 June 2015
European Feed Production Decreased in 2014
EU - Members of the European Feed Manufacturers' Federation (FEFAC) showed lower compound feed production last year compared with 2013, in final estimates presented at the organisation's Annual General Meeting in Cologne recently....
Tighter Than Average Supplies of Winter Wheat Expected This Year
CANADA - Winter Cereals Canada expects tighter than average supplies of fall seeded cereal crops this year as a result of reduced plantings last fall and potential losses from frost that hit a couple of weeks ago, writes Bruce Cochrane....
11 June 2015
Arm & Hammer's R&D Takes Animal Nutrition Products to Next Level
ANALYSIS - Post-acquisition of Vi-COR, Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition is focused on research, the product pipeline and education efforts. ...
04 June 2015
Indian State Jammu & Kashmir to Set Up Poultry Feed Plant
INDIA - In order to become self-sufficient in poultry products, the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir is eyeing to set up poultry feed plant in the state....
28 May 2015
Expert Video: What to Feed Your Chickens
ANALYSIS - Mike Colley, FAI Farms poultry manager, describes what goes into poultry feed formulations and how to ensure your poultry feed is safe. ...
19 May 2015
EU Soy Consumption Hidden in Animal Products
BELGIUM - A research report by WWF concluded that the average EU citizen consumes 61 kg of soy yearly, most of which is embedded as animal feed in animal products, and chicken is a key culprit with high soy levels....
Heat Stress Lowers Productivity in Poultry
INDIA - Research conducted by an Indian subsidiary of US animal nutrition company Kemin has shown that heat stress lowers productivity and reproductive efficiency in poultry....
14 May 2015
Vets Develop New Concept to Reduce Poultry Antibiotic Use
UK - A poultry veterinary practice has developed a fresh approach to reducing antibiotic usage on farm, to help fight the worsening issue of antibiotic-resistant bacteria....
08 May 2015
Renewed Focus into NSP Research a Year on from Inspire Forum
UK - While the feed industry is yet to fully understand non-starch polysaccharide (NSP) enzymes despite 25 years of research, AB Vista says a renewed focus is seeing more exploration than ever before....
07 May 2015
Weekly Overview: Greener Feed Ingredient for Chickens
GLOBAL - A co-product from the biofuels industry has the potential to reduce the UK's reliance on imported oilseed meals, a recently completed research project has revealed. Pressure is mounting on the US poultry industry to reduce the use of antibiotics,...
Novus to Sponsor International Food, Agribusiness Conference
US - Novus International, Inc. has announced its support as a Platinum Sponsor for the 25th Annual International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) World Conference held this year in St. Paul, Minnesota....
04 May 2015
Wheat DDGS Offers Potential for Future of Poultry Feeding
Distillers dried grains with solubles made from wheat (wDDGS) offer potential to reduce reliance on imported feed ingredients without compromising the performance or health of UK pigs and poultry, according to the results of a four-year project which...
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