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What should the future Chinese livestock farming model look like?

By Jane Byrne

China’s livestock industry has experienced a vast transition during the last three decades, with profound effects on domestic and global food provision, resource use, nitrogen and phosphorus losses, and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, finds a new study.

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Soybean production on the rise in Ethiopia

By Jane Byrne

The USDA predicts that the production of soybeans will climb in Ethiopia, partially due to requirements for the raw material in livestock feed – soybean meal for poultry production.

Poultry industry taking shape in Africa

Reports from VIV Europe 2018

Poultry industry taking shape in Africa

By Jane Byrne

The growing middle class in Africa is driving change throughout that continent’s poultry production value chain, encouraging greater local and international investment in required supporting infrastructure, says Rabobank.

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ADM in talks to acquire Neovia

By Jane Byrne

ADM is in exclusive talks to take over French animal nutrition business, Neovia, for €1.5bn (US$1.75bn).

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BASF resumes vitamin A and E supply

By Jane Byrne

BASF said that, as of today [July 20], it has lifted the force majeure for its Lutavit A 1000, Lutavit A 500, vitamin A Palmitate 1.6 Mio IU/g, Lutavit E 50, Lutavit E 50 S, and vitamin E Acetate 94% animal nutrition products.

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