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Heat stress in cattle becomes a billion-dollar grave

The effects of climate change, especially heat stress in animals, could cost the cattle industry dearly. According to a model study, by the end of this century farmers around the world will be facing losses of around 15 to 40 billion US dollars per year.

von Dr. Angela Werner
Mittwoch, 25. Mai 2022

Klaipeda now ships grain

Ukraine can claim at least a small success in establishing alternative transport routes for the Black Sea ports blocked by Russia. Lithuania starts shipping Ukrainian grain from the port of Klaipeda.

von FeedMagazine/ Kraftfutter
Mittwoch 25. Mai 2022

EU states in favor of vaccination in principle

European agriculture ministers are open to vaccination against highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI). This became clear at the Agriculture Council in Brussels.

von FeedMagazine/ Kraftfutter
Mittwoch 25. Mai 2022

Award for the best innovation

In two weeks, VICTAM International and GRAPAS Europe 2022 will be held in cooperation with VIV Europe. In addition to the conference program, the exhibition will also showcase exhibitors' innovations and present the best ones with the Animal Feed Technology & Nutrition Awards.

von FeedMagazine/ Kraftfutter
Dienstag 24. Mai 2022

Technology ends chick culling

Every year in Europe alone, around 330 million male chicks are killed immediately after hatching. Simply because they do not lay eggs and it is uneconomical to fatten the animals. With SELEGGT Circuit, chick selection can now be stopped by any laying hatchery.

von FeedMagazine/ Kraftfutter
Dienstag 24. Mai 2022

Three innovations for aqua and animal feed

In Utrecht, the Austrian Andritz Group will present three new developments: the Micro Feed System, the 3-roll upgrade for the Paladin 2000, and the Metris Vibe.

von FeedMagazine/ Kraftfutter
Dienstag 24. Mai 2022

Phosphorus and calcium for strong bones

The growth of broiler chickens' bones is important for their well-being. Due to recent changes in EU legislation, a biological source of calcium and phosphorus became available again. Sonac has developed a new product from this.

von FeedMagazine/ Kraftfutter
Dienstag 24. Mai 2022

Farmers focus on sunflowers

Farmers in the European Union are likely to grow significantly more sunflower. One reason is likely to be the expected shortage of sunflower seed and oil in view of the Ukraine war.

von FeedMagazine/ Kraftfutter
Dienstag 24. Mai 2022

EU strengthens market surveillance

In order to obtain more up-to-date information on the main agricultural markets because of the Ukraine war, the EU Commission now requires member states to report monthly on the level of stocks of certain products.

von FeedMagazine/ Kraftfutter
Montag 23. Mai 2022

Brockmeier receives Brinkmann Prize

This year's Theodor Brinkmann Prize goes to Professor Dr. Martina Brockmeier from the University of Hohenheim. She is thus the first woman to be awarded this science prize.

von Dr. Angela Werner
Montag 23. Mai 2022

Mixed feed production turns out lower

Industrial compound feed production is down this year. This is the expectation of FEFAC, the association of European compound feed producers. Demand is expected to be 4 to 5 million tons lower. Last year, production in the EU remained largely stable.

von Dr. Angela Werner
Montag 23. Mai 2022

Less corn and wheat expected

The world cereal harvest in 2022/23 is likely to be smaller. The International Grains Council (IGC) has now revised its forecast downward by 24 million tons to 2.251 billion tons of grain. Due to high prices, consumption is declining and demand for feed grains is likely to be lower.

von FeedMagazine/ Kraftfutter
Freitag 20. Mai 2022

Danube soy: Enough GMO-free goods

The supply of GMO-free soy is sufficient despite the Ukraine war. At least, this is what a survey by Donau Soja among important oil mills in Germany, Austria, Italy, Hungary and Ukraine has shown.

von FeedMagazine/ Kraftfutter
Freitag 20. Mai 2022

Duckweed with feed potential

The potential of duckweed for agriculture is being investigated in a new research project. The scientists want to know whether it is suitable as feed in poultry and fish farming, for example.

von FeedMagazine/ Kraftfutter
Donnerstag 19. Mai 2022

PETRONAS takes over Perstorp

The Swedish Perstorp Group, a global supplier of specialty chemicals based in Malmö, is to be sold to the Malaysian PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG). PCG intends to put around €2.3 billion on the table for the deal.

von Dr. Angela Werner
Donnerstag 19. Mai 2022

Ukraine receives a lot of help

The development of alternative transport routes for the export of grain from Ukraine is gaining momentum. After Poland and Germany, the USA now also wants to help.

von FeedMagazine/ Kraftfutter
Mittwoch 18. Mai 2022

Poland supports grain transport

Warsaw and Kiev are concretizing their cooperation in the development of alternative export routes for Ukrainian agricultural raw materials. The transshipment of goods is to be facilitated. 2.0 million tons of grain are realistic.

von FeedMagazine/ Kraftfutter
Mittwoch 18. Mai 2022

Attitude and management crucial

Measures against antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in livestock prove most effective when combined with investments for improvements in housing conditions, feeding and health management.

von FeedMagazine/ Kraftfutter
Mittwoch 18. Mai 2022

Focus on pet food

New this edition of VICTAM International, is the PetXpert conference organized by our new conference partner Nordic Petfood Events! You can attend this Petfood Processing conference on June 1 and 2 during VICTAM International 2022 in Utrecht, The Netherlands.

von FeedMagazine/ Kraftfutter
Dienstag 17. Mai 2022