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Arbor Acres Algeria: Seminar and celebration

Arbor Acres Algeria seminar celebrates the brand's 85th birthday and its ongoing success in Algeria
Arbor Acres Algeria (AAA), the exclusive distributor for the Arbor Acres brand across Algeria, hosted the third joint seminar with the Aviagen Arbor Acres team in Tlemcen on March 14 and 15.
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Nutreco acquires 100 percent ownership of Skretting Nigeria

Deal will allow for further development of Nigerian aquaculture industry
As the global leader in the manufacture and supply of aquaculture feeds, Skretting has long supported aquaculture markets across Africa, ensuring the consistent availability of high-quality fish feed products to local producers.
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Kenya’s poultry farmers overcome climatic challenges

Producers are experimenting with different breeds and feed ingredients
In the East African state of Kenya, climate change is being blamed for increasingly erratic weather patterns. As well as local initiatives to encourage poultry farming, innovative farmers are finding ways to overcome the challenges, experimenting with different breeds and new feed ingredients.
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Mixed prospects for Middle East’s poultry sector

Disease issues remain challenging for the region’s poultry producers, but social media is opening access to new consumers.
Newcastle disease and avian influenza weigh heavy on the Middle East and Africa poultry industry, but social media is offering a cheap route to engage consumers.
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South Africa: Ready-to-eat meat linked to listeria risk

South African officials link listeria outbreak to products from Tiger Brands, RCL Foods
Investigations into the health crisis that is known to have killed 180 South Africans, and to have sickened 948 people reveal the source of infection to have been a ready-to-eat (RTE) meat product, polony, and two firms have been linked to the outbreaks.
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