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Chinese livestock gets a taste for Australian barley

By Lynda Searby

Australia is exporting increasing volumes of barley to China to not only quench the country’s growing thirst for beer, but also fuel its booming livestock industry, says Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre (AEGIC).

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Neovia enters Nigerian premix market

By Jane Byrne

Animal nutrition group, Neovia, has acquired a Nigerian premix company, Hi Nutrients, in a move it says will help accelerate its expansion within Africa.

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Potential of seaweed as a protein source in dairy rations

By Jane Byrne

Amino acid (AA) concentrations are highest in red, followed by green, and lowest in brown seaweeds, found Danish and Norwegian researchers looking at the potential of macroalgae as an alternative protein source in dairy cow diets.

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New twist in US vitamin C anti-trust battle

By Jane Byrne

Two US companies may have a chance of collecting $148m in damages as a US Supreme Court ruling deems that the Chinese firms targeted in a vitamin C price fixing lawsuit were not compelled to follow China’s trade laws.