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Impact of Goods and Services Tax on Poultry & Livestock industry

“India's existing indirect tax regime will undergo a complete revamp with the introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the year 2017”. If...

Production estimates for feed ingredients in India

India is the 3rd largest egg producer after China and USA. It is also the 4th largest chicken producer after China, Brazil and USA....

Corn industry needs to be redesigned as an enterprise

Introduction: As India crosses half way of the twenty-first century, it would be the most populous country in the world with majority of its population...

Need for Effective Feed Premix Formulations to Unlock Livestock Potential

Feed premixes – En route to attain global acceptance Feed premixes are added as supplements with the concentrate feed to provide a wholesome nutritional diet...

Defining Sustainability for Animal Nutrition

Introduction Introduction Over the last few years, sustainability has become a new megatrend and even a business imperative (Lubin and Esty 2010). It has also...

Feeding aspects and other challenges faced by the Indian Dairy Industry

The socio-economic conditions in India render the Indian Dairy Industry in sharp contrast to the industrially advanced nations. The demand for milk and...

Soy behaviour in the South Asia region with special reference to the India

World's soy meal dependence increased by 24.63 million tons between 2011/12 and 2014/15 and the corresponding increment for South Asia is 2.60 million tons....

Animal Protein – Meeting its Requirement for the Growing Human Population

According to FAOSTAT, global food production must increase 100% by 2050 to meet the growing global population. India's population currently ranks second in the...

An evolution in Cattle Feed Industry

Since 2000, the technical growth of feed industry has contributed to transformation of livestock production to highly commercial and specialized business. Thereby, India has...

Vitamins & Trace Minerals – are farmers getting the real returns?

Low levels of investment, limited / or almost nonexistent concept for any regulatory approvals and complicity of traders, importers and manufacturers have all created...