US producers generate about $10bn worth of silage annually, but there is a need for greater understanding in terms of best practice when using such feed materials, said Keith Bolsen, professor emeritus in the department of animal science and industry...
UK agriculture business, AB Agri, recorded revenue growth for H1 FY2018, according to the financial results for the 24 weeks ending March 3 reported by its parent group, Associated British Foods (ABF).
It appears there is no letup in the interest of Dutch group, De Heus, in the Spanish feed market. This week saw it sign off on an agreement for the acquisition of the Spanish feed company, Piensos Unzué.
Some 1,750,000 tons of feed from Cargill’s fish feed mills last year were used in the diets of 30 different type of fish species. One-eighth of that product was functional feeds, aimed at promoting animal health, said the company.
The Danish fish feed manufacturer said its earnings fell slightly short of the results of 2016, with developments in foreign exchange rates and prices of raw materials and competition in certain regions having curbed the revenue increase.
Increasing the amount of trimmings and including microalgae in BioMar’s In the Blue feed has yielded salmon with a record-breaking fish-in:fish-out ratio and double the omega-3 of conventional farmed salmon.