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Information on global poultry, pig and animal feed markets.

Livestock Feed Manufacturing

Manufacturing animal feed takes raw agricultural ingredients, such as corn, wheat, sorghum, forage, vitamins, additives and minerals and formulates them into a nutritious feed tailored for a production animal’s specific dietary needs. Find the latest articles, news and analysis on livestock feed manufacturing from the editors of Feed International and Feed Management magazines.

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WATT 100-year series: Nutrition

Precision poultry nutrition shapes industry’s future

Improved genetics will offer broiler producers growth opportunities, but technological developments will guide a holistic management approach
Precision poultry nutrition programs will increasingly improve producer profitability, farm management and feed formulations into the future.
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Kent Nutrition Group to expand Deluxe Feeds

Expansion will allow company to offer wider variety of products, services
Deluxe Feeds Inc., a division of Kent Nutrition Group (KNG) in Muscatine, Iowa, will expand its Sheldon, Iowa, location, allowing the plant to better serve customers and offer a wider variety of products and services.
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Nick Major of ForFarmers elected FEFAC president

New leader of the European feed manufacturers’ federation says his priorities are animal feed safety, animal nutrition, sustainability
ForFarmers corporate affairs director, Nick Major, recently was elected president of FEFAC, the European feed manufacturers’ federation.
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Evonik, DSM choose Nebraska for new production facility

Manufacturing site in Blair, Nebraska will produce innovative, new omega-3 fatty acids
Evonik and Royal DSM will locate the commercial-scale production facility for their omega-3 fatty acids from natural marine algae for animal nutrition in Blair, Nebraska.
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FAO: Global grain, oilseed markets in overall balance

Some countries, regions are in less favorable situations
Globally, markets for commodities such as grains and oilseeds used in livestock feeds are described as “well balanced” in the latest Food Outlook report, the biannual report on global food markets from the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). This global balance does, however, mask less favorable situations for some individual countries and regions.
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