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Europe

EU drought continues to strain feed, livestock industries

As Europe reels from this summer's extreme drought, many feed producers have been forced to find alternative raw material sources.
The European drought has hit wheat hard, forcing feed manufacturers to consider alternative raw materials. In the short-term, the market will remain tight, but experts say corn imports and sunflower seed husks, among others, offer options.
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Controlling the volatility of ammonia in poultry litter

A collection of techniques and strategies for proper litter management to avoid ammonia's detrimental impact on bird health and performance. Sponsored by Jones-Hamilton.
A collection of techniques and strategies for proper litter management to avoid ammonia's detrimental impact on bird health and performance. Sponsored by Jones-Hamilton.
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Bidco Land O'Lakes launches feed for Kienyeji chicken

The four-phase feed is intended to reduce the maturity period for Kienyeji chicken and increase production
Bidco Land O'Lakes, the joint venture between Bidco Africa and the U.S. company Land O’ Lakes, created a four-phase feed for kienyeji chickens that is designed to reduce the maturity period and increase production for kienyeji chickens.
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Kerry Animal Health, Agrivida form strategic partnership

Kerry will immediately begin marketing GRAINZYME Phytase for poultry use in U.S. market
Kerry Animal Health & Nutrition and Agrivida have formed a strategic partnership providing Kerry with rights to promote Agrivida’s pioneering GRAINZYME Phytase technology for poultry use for the U.S. market.
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Evonik acquires big data company Porphyrio

Deal, along with investment in OPTIfarm, strengthens company’s activities in precision livestock farming
Evonik Industries has completed the acquisition of Porphyrio NV, the KU Leuven spinoff company headquartered in Herent, Belgium.
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Perdue to open $30 million organic grain facility

Will create 25 new jobs in Baltimore County, Maryland
Perdue AgriBusiness, a division of Perdue Farms, has made a $30 million investment to open an organic grain receiving and storage facility at Tradepoint Atlantic in eastern Baltimore County, Maryland, to meet the rising demand for organic feed ingredients for Perdue Foods and other companies in the region. The facility will also include grain and oilseed processing/milling and support more than 25 new jobs.
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Industry minds meet at first Latin American Poultry and Nutrition Congress

Aviagen featured expert speakers and a diverse offering of poultry breeding stock.
Aviagen recently joined poultry production and animal nutrition professionals from throughout the Americas to celebrate the industry’s first Latin American Poultry and Nutrition (LPN) Congress, which took place Oct. 23-25 in Miami.
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