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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 Strategy magazine. Register for free to access premium content.

ARTICLES

Animal feed shortage reported in Ireland

Dry summer, cold winter have effects on grass growth in pastures
While the demand for livestock feed generally across the Republic of Ireland is subdued, farmers in some areas of the south and east are reporting they are short of fodder supplies, and having to feed more compound feed.
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4 ways digitalization can aid feed efficiency, profits

Find out how connectivity can increase profit margins for feed and animal producers
Digitalization in animal feed design can help feed producers meet the needs of animal producers and consumers to deliver what they want most, according to Amber McKinzie, global business development manager, Cargill Format Solutions.
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Americans seek more protein, but not all animal based

Plant-based proteins becoming mainstream as consumers add more protein to their diets
Sixty-one percent of consumers in the U.S. say they are seeking more protein in their diets, according to David Portalatin, vice president, food industry analyst, The NPD Group Inc. Portalatin spoke Wednesday at the first Feed Strategy Conference, presented by WATT Global Media at the International Production & Processing Expo in Atlanta.
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Rising feed costs hit Atria's 2018 bottom line

Review of company's Russian business to come
Finland-based meat firm, Atria PLC, has blamed higher raw material costs — particularly for livestock feeds — for a 37 percent fall in profit in 2018 compared to the previous year, and disappointing results are behind an upcoming review of the company’s Russian business.
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Protein trends

Consumers and the meat-free mindset: Protein alternatives evolve

Plant-based meat substitutes and cell-cultured meats are advancing fast. Should poultry and livestock producers embrace change and jump aboard?
Fueled by a consumer curiosity to going meat free, plant-based and cell-cultured meat alternatives are gaining momentum and they are set to take market share from animal meat production.
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Ghana researchers suggest insect meal as alternative protein

Insect meal may replace soy and fish meal as the cheapest and safest source of protein feed for the country’s livestock.
Various researchers around the world have investigated the possibility of using insect meal as a sustainable source of nutrition in livestock feed. Is it the answer Ghana needs?
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