Feed Strategy’s top 10 stories of 2019

Feed Strategy’s top 10 stories of 2019

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Take a look back at the most popular stories on FeedStrategy.com


  1. Cargill reorganizes animal nutrition business

Cargill Inc. is reorganizing its animal nutrition business and will create a new business unit focused on animal and human health products.

  1. CP Foods confident it can keep ASF out of its farms

Charoen Pokphand Foods (CP Foods) expressed confidence that its biosecurity measures will be able to keep African swine fever (ASF) out of its farms.

  1. Broiler feed form, particle size assists performance

Explore the possibilities for modifying and controlling particle size during broiler feed processing.

  1. Feed production in Vietnam continues to fall due to ASF

It will likely take several years for animal feed production in Vietnam to recover from this year’s outbreak of African swine fever (ASF), according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

  1. UK farming minister: ASF outbreak likely within a year

U.K. Farming Minister George Eustice told the U.K.’s National Pig Association (NPA) that not enough is being done to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in the country and that an outbreak is “expected within a year.”

  1. ASF transported easily in animal feed, researcher says

African swine fever in animal feed could enable the virus to spread to other countries, and even, potentially, to cross oceans, according to the results of a new study.

  1. Rabobank: China’s hog feed consumption to fall 40%

China’s hog feed consumption is expected to drop by 40% in 2019, according to the latest global update on African swine fever (ASF) from Dutch firm Rabobank.

  1. What is the opposite of organic chicken? (blog)

Ioannis Mavromichalis: I was leafing through one on organic poultry feeding and nutrition, and I kept asking myself the same question again and again: What is organic?

  1. 6 alternative protein sources to soybean meal

Soybean meal, containing 44 percent crude protein, remains the most common protein source for all compound feeds for pigs, poultry and dairy cattle, worldwide.

  1. USDA says it has developed ‘highly effective’ ASF vaccine

Scientists from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) say they have developed a vaccine that is highly effective in protecting pigs against the current strain of African swine fever (ASF) that is spreading throughout Asia and Europe.