Top 10 animal feed industry articles, blogs from August

Top 10 animal feed industry articles, blogs from August

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Find out what you missed in feed news from last month

See what topics were the most popular in the animal feed industry in August.


  1. Rabobank: China’s hog prices to affect global markets

A sharp decline in China’s hog prices in the first half of 2021 will affect the global market, according to Rabobank’s Pork Quarterly report from July.

 

  1. WWF: Insect meal could replace one-fifth of UK soy demand

Growing demand for insect meal could have significant benefits for livestock and wildlife habitat, according to a July report from the World Wildlife Fund and Tesco supermarkets.

 

  1. Dominican Republic Army steps in to fight ASF spread

Members of the Dominican Republic Army have been enlisted to fight the spread of African swine fever (ASF) on the island, according to a report.

 

  1. Corn prices rise again after USDA cuts crop estimates

The U.S. corn crop is set to exceed last year’s production, but it may not be enough to cut into rising corn prices before the end of the season.

 

  1. EU to allow animal, insect meals in poultry, swine feed

The European Commission (EC) passed legislation that authorizes the use of some processed animal protein (PAP) and insects in feed for poultry and pigs.

 

  1. Extreme rain may cause mineral losses in animal feed

With extreme rain events striking all corners of the globe this summer, affected producers might expect to see damaged and moldy pasture supplements.

 

  1. Global efforts ramped up to control African swine fever

Soon after the first cases of ASF were recorded in the Americas, animal health agencies joined stakeholders in the region to halt the further spread of the disease.

 

  1. Tyson pork plant moves to controlled atmosphere stunning

Tyson Foods is installing controlled atmosphere stunning (CAS) equipment at its pork plant in Columbus Junction, Iowa.

 

  1. Furst-McNess Co. acquired by Easy USA Holdings

Animal feed and ingredients producer Furst-McNess Co. (FMC) has been acquired by Easy USA Holdings of Oskaloosa, Iowa.

 

  1. JBS enters aquaculture sector with Huon acquisition

JBS will enter the aquaculture sector with its acquisition of Australian salmon producer Huon Aquaculture Group Ltd. in a deal valued at AUD425 million (US$312.9 million), the company said in a statement.