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EU countries continue to report new cases of ASF

China sees decline in number of African swine fever cases
Chinese sources report no new cases of African swine fever (ASF) during the past week, but the disease has been officially recorded in the wild boar populations in Belgium, Poland and Romania, and domestic pigs in Ukraine.
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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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Consumer trends affect animal feed production

Alltech’s 2019 Global Feed Survey shows how consumers affect protein production
Changing consumer trends around the world will affect animal feed production in 2019, according to Mark Lyons, president and CEO of Alltech, who presented the company’s 2019 Global Feed Survey on Tuesday.
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Tunisian poultry industry in need of reform

Overproduction and a lack of compliance with regulations are harming Tunisia’s broiler and egg producers.
Tunisia's poultry industry has been harmed by uncontrolled expansion and overproduction. Significant reform from the farm level and up is needed to restore the Tunisian broiler and egg sectors to health.
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Nigeria bans antibiotics for growth promotion in animal feed

Antimicrobial resistance a growing concern in the country
Nigeria’s National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has issued a ban on the use of antibiotics as growth promoters and mold inhibitors in animal feed, citing growing antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in the country.
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