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.
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.
Despite achieving good growth rates in 2018, forecasts point to a slowing of expansion in the output of meat, milk and eggs in the southern African state this year, as well as early warnings of another major drought.
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.
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.