6 issues set to shape 2020 poultry feed production

6 issues set to shape 2020 poultry feed production

2020 poultry and poultry feed production will be influenced by trade, ASF and consumer preferences. (oatawa | iStock.com)

Trade shifts, an ASF-driven protein gap and high consumer demand point to stable growth for the global poultry sector in the year ahead.

The demand for animal proteins remains strong worldwide. According to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), global meat prices increased by 4.6% in November 2019, the largest monthly rise in more than a decade and a figure 17% higher than 12 months prior.