In 2023, a pivotal year of transition unfolded, marked by notable global achievements like COP28 and significant European milestones, including the adoption of ground-breaking legislation such as the EU Deforestation Regulation (EUDR).
The impact of animal diseases, economic ambiguity, continued high food price inflation, persistent weather irregularities and increased imports of poultry products from Ukraine are affecting EU27 compound feed production, says FEFAC.
The poultry sector is experiencing relief from high production costs as cheaper grains and oilseeds permeate poultry value chains, alleviating cost pressures on the industry and making chicken products more affordable for consumers, reports Rabobank....
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is awarding $15.8m to 60 projects led by 38 states, land-grant universities, and industry organizations to enhance the ability of the US to rapidly respond to and control outbreaks of animal disease.
Global feed production remained steady in 2022 at 1.266 billion metric tons (BMT), despite significant macroeconomic challenges that affected the entire supply chain, finds the 12th Alltech global feed survey.
Animal protein companies face strategic challenges of sustainability, animal health and market volatility.They must pivot in 2023 to secure their future, according to Rabobank’s Global Animal Protein Outlook 2023.
Global poultry industries need a sharp focus on operations to offset higher costs and supply chain constraints. Optimal procurement and feed formulation will be vital, say animal protein market specialists.
Industrial compound feed production in the EU and UK remained stable in 2020 despite the combined effect of the spread of animal diseases including African swine fever (ASF) and Avian influenza (HPAI) along with the disruption brought on by the COVID-19...
The risk of avian influenza moving into previously unaffected European countries is high, according to an update published today by EFSA which shows that the virus is spreading rapidly across the continent.