Huge supplies, increasing production and an efficient, coordinated global chain fuels low cost soybean meal, cheap feed and high profits.
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2018 outlook for feed costs: soybean
Retaining sows in the herd longer has economic benefits that could increase the financial returns of a breed-to-wean system.An economic analysis of sow retention in a United States breed-to-wean
Use of by-products in liquid feeding
The use of by-products from the agri-food industry reduces feed costs. This study explores the nutritional value of eight potential by-products for liquid feeding.
Tierwohl Initiative is an initiative that implies farms, abattoirs and supermarkets, and whose aim is to offer a better end product quality through the improvement of the animals’ welfare.Germany Tierwohl Initiative, improve welfare to improve end product
A new study by FAO and published in Global Food Security found that livestock rely primarily on forages, crop residues and by-products that are not edible to humans and that certain production systems contribute directly to global food security, as they produce more highly valuable nutrients for humans, such as proteins, than they consume.People are continually exposed to incorrect information about livestoc
This revised tariff, triggered by an automatic mechanism that calculates import duties, will avoid putting European producers at a disadvantage.European import duties for maize, sorghum and rye updated
The aim of this study was to develop an epidemiological and economic model to determine the costs of PRRS for an individual pig farm.Cost of PRRSV at individual farm level
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyễn Xuân Cường called on large animal husbandry businesses to increase their purchase of pigs and keep them in frozen storage in order to help farmers reduce inventories and stop the resulting downward price spiral.Vietnam: MARD urges husbandry firms to save pig farms