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‘Key challenge for the UK pork sector is litter size’

By Jane Byrne

The low number of pigs weaned per sow per year in all UK systems is still a major cause of that market’s relatively high cost of production and a factor that needs to be addressed if UK pig production costs are to remain competitive with the rest of Europe,...

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EFSA unsure about efficacy of clay mineral

By Jane Byrne

EFSA has reiterated its previous conclusion that bentonite is safe for all animal species, the consumers and the environment when used at a maximum level of 20,000 mg/kg complete feed.

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