Industrial compound feed production in the EU remained stable in 2021. However, the increasing threat from animal diseases and the continuing global grain market rally fueled by the Russian reinvasion of Ukraine is expected to reduce compound feed demand...
A UK government report noted 756 isolations of Salmonella from animal feed in 2020 - from both compound feed and feed ingredients – that number represented a hike of 6% compared to 2019 and it was over 20% on 2018.
Poultry feed may possibly lose its position as the leading segment of EU compound feed production to pig feed for the first time after more than a decade, as a result of a continuous, downward trend in output.
Factors such as steady demand for chicken meat, availability of feed from an ample grain crop in Russia and growing imports of soybean meal (SBM) support marginal poultry production growth in Russia next year, finds a USDA report.