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Aviagen Anadolu welcomes new Ross 140 and 400 Club members

Ross Clubs gather momentum throughout Turkey
Aviagen Anadolu has announced its 2017 Ross 400 and 140 Club winners, who will be awarded in separate ceremonies throughout the country. Aviagen established Ross 400 and 140 Clubs to recognize customers who have realized exceptional results with Ross 308 breeder and broiler flocks.
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Cargill expands animal nutrition business in Thailand

Acquires Sri Thai feed mill through public tender
Cargill’s animal feed and nutrition business is expanding its capabilities in Thailand by acquiring a feed mill in Prachinburi province in Thailand. This feed mill, established in 1996 through a joint venture between Sri Thai Foods and Beverages Co. Ltd. and Thai-Denmark Swine Breeding Co. Ltd., produces poultry and swine feed. Through the acquisition, the plant will now produce poultry and swine feed for Cargill’s customers based in Thailand.
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Agriterra, ForFarmers to partner on advisory issues

ForFarmes employees can register to help with advisory issues at agricultural cooperatives that Agriterra supports with knowledge
Agriterra and ForFarmers will begin cooperating in order to professionalize farmers’ organizations and cooperatives in emerging markets. Jan Potijk, director of ForFarmers Nederland and Kees Blokland, director of Agriterra, signed the memorandum September 8.
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Vietnam lifts suspension on DDGS imports from US

US Grains Council says it worked collaboratively with stakeholders to resolve the issue
Vietnam has lifted its suspension on imports of U.S. distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and eased its fumigation requirements for U.S. corn and wheat imports.
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Cobb MV male introduced in Indonesia

Cobb-Vantress held a series of seminars to introduce the new Cobb MV male to Indonesia, one of Asia's key markets, with a current estimated placement of over 25 million parent stock per year.
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New hope to control zoonotic disease in Asia

Researchers led by the UK’s Pirbright Institute are developing an effective and inexpensive vaccine for pigs against the Nipah virus
The threat of a devastating zoonotic disease currently restricts the areas of Malaysia where pig farms can be set up, but that could change if a new international effort to develop a vaccine is successful.
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