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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PAKISTAN - Pakistan's government has withdrawn a proposal to impose a 5 per cent tax on poultry feed sales....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...
01 May 2015
Tips for Managing Gut Health Through Better Nutrition
US - Talking to Zoetis, a leading poultry specialist offers tips for managing gut health through better nutrition....
30 April 2015
Critical Factors Affecting Feed Enzyme Efficacy to be Highlighted
MEXICO - The critical factors influencing feed enzyme efficacy in poultry diets will be the subject of a presentation by Dr Mike Bedford, AB Vista’s Research Director, during the first full day of the 40th Annual Convention of the National Association...
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....
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