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Livestock Feed Manufacturing

Co-op Feeds restructuring to stay competitive, sustainable

Canadian cooperative will consolidate 6 facilities into 3
After a full review of its feed business, Federated Co-operatives Ltd. (FCL) is consolidating feed production from six facilities across the Prairies to three in Saskatoon, Calgary and Moosomin.
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ForFarmers ending feed production in Schalkwijk

Meanwhile, company gets approval for acquisition of Bowerings Animal Feeds assets
ForFarmers will transfer the production activities of Van Gorp Biologische Voeders B.V. (Van Gorp Bio), which currently take place in Schalkwijk, the Netherlands, to the production location of Reudink in Lochem, effective July 1.
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ForFarmers sees earnings decline in first quarter

Acquisitions helped grow compound feed volume
Acquisitions helped ForFarmers grow its compound feed volume in the first quarter of 2019, but the cooperative saw small profit growth and a strong decline in earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA).
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Swine outlook

African swine fever: What feed manufacturers need to know

Research has identified animal feed as a potential vector for the deadly pig disease. What can the global feed industry do to deter its spread and ensure feed safety?
An overview of the impact African swine fever will have on global animal protein, pork and feed production in 2019 and how feed manufacturers can mitigate the risks of its spread with biosecurity best practices.
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