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China to increase animal feed output by 2020

13th five-year plan has a goal for 220 million tons of production by 2020
China plans to increase its animal feed output to 220 million tons by 2020, according to the Ministry of Agriculture’s 13th five-year plan for 2016-20.
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Yisheng, Hubbard sign agreement for breeding stock supply

The first Hubbard great grandparent stock has been placed in Yisheng’s facilities in China
Shandong Yisheng Livestock & Poultry Breeding Company Ltd. (Yisheng) and Hubbard have reached a historic agreement for the supply of Hubbard great grandparent (GGP) stock.
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Smithfield acquires pork facilities and farms from Hormel

These acquisitions may be part of a larger strategy by Smithfield’s owner, WH Group.
Hormel Foods Corporation will sell Clougherty Packing, LLC, parent company of Farmer John and Saag’s Specialty Meats, along with PFFJ, LLC farm operations in California, Arizona and Wyoming.
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World’s 40 leading pig producers, pork processors ranked

Pig International expanded its exclusive listing of the world’s leading pig producers and processors.
Three years ago, WATT Global Media started collecting information on the world’s leading pig producers and pork processors. The data has been improved and expanded over the past two years with more analysis in the magazine focused on these two categories.
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