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Michael Pan

Michael Pan is an editor with Shanghai LyJa Cultural Media Co. LTD., Shanghai, China, which produces Poultry International China.


China releases specifications to prevent, control ASF

Unusual pig illnesses or deaths need to be quickly reported
In response to cases of African swine fever (ASF) reported internationally, the Ministry of Agriculture of People’s Republic of China (MOA) released the Technical Specifications for Prevention and Control of ASF (Trial) on November 24.
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China animal feed sector profit up, operating revenue down

Decreasing costs of feed ingredients accounted for gross profit margin increase
With the weak performance of livestock farming, significant decline of the number of hogs and decreasing demand for animal feed, the operating revenues of China’s animal feed sector in the first three quarters of 2015 totaled to US$19.39 billion, down three percent year on year. Meanwhile, the gross profit margin of the same period was 11 percent, up 1.64 percent year on year.
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