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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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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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Hendrix Genetics gets grant to aid Africa poultry sector

Under the grant from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Hendrix Genetics will co-invest to develop breeds tailored for Africa
Hendrix Genetics has been awarded a multi-year grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to improve poultry production in Africa.
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The top 6 poultry producers in Africa

Six of the continent’s largest broiler companies are from South Africa
African poultry production is dominated by South African companies, as four of the top six broiler producers are headquartered in South Africa.
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Special report

World's top 100 feed producers in 2017

Report highlights global compound animal feed manufacturers producing volumes over 1 million metric tons in 2017
The latest edition of WATT Global Media’s World’s Top Feed Companies listing reports 100 companies with more than 1 million metric tons of compound feed production in 2017.
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