Friday, September 18, 2020

Oilmeal imports in India increase substantially

Import of oilmeals, used as animal feed, rose 70% in 2019-20 because of higher demand, stagnant local production and lower duty of shipments from...

Insect meal insertion may positively impact broiler growth

The polish research finds that small amount addition of T. molitor and Z. morio full-fat meals to the diet of broiler chickens can improve...

China seeks ‘COVID-19 Free’ guarantee from Argentine grains exporters

Argentine grains exporters told Chinese importers that they were asking for "inappropriate" guarantees that crops being shipped from the South American country were free...

Another acquisition of a digital platform solution

BASF acquired Cloudfarms, a software company for livestock farm management, traceability and precision farming with focus on pig production. Cloudfarms' livestock farm management solution...

Iran government discontinues subsidies for animal feed premixes import

The government has discontinued the payment of subsidies for the import of animal feed premixes—vitamins, minerals, trace elements and other nutritional additives—used to prepare...

Brazil soybean export forecast

Brazil soybean exports in 2020-21 are forecast to reach 84 million tonnes, which would top the previous record of 83.7 million tonnes set in...

Lower demand pressures maize markets

Maize markets are reeling under subdued demand situation currently. Prices since month of April have fallen by nearly 100 rupees on a quintal. Maize...

Pashu Ayurveda to control animal diseases

The Indian dairy industry is promoting use of 'pashuayurveda', or ethno-veterinary medicine, to help control animal diseasesand decrease the chances of pathogens jumping from...

Indian government allows corn import at reduced duty to support Poultry sector

India's corn imports in 2019 jumped to 312,389 tonnes in 2019 from 30,962 tonnes a year ago The Central Government has authorised imports of 500,000...

Chicken prices bounced back but Maize prices yet to get a similar recovery

The price of chicken that had slumped owing to rumours linking its consumption with COVID-19, has bounced back, though the price of maize, a...