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Merger of DSM and Firmenich official

DSM and the Swiss fragrance manufacturer Firmenich will be going their separate ways in the future. The merger of the two companies has now taken place.

von FeedMagazine/ Kraftfutter
Mittwoch, 10. Mai 2023

Veterinary Medicines

Fewer vaccines in demand

Sales in the German veterinary medicines market hardly remained stable at a high level last year. Total revenue in 2022 is estimated at €902 million, according to the German Animal Health Association (BfT), Bonn.

von FeedMagazine/ Kraftfutter
Mittwoch 10. Mai 2023

Pig stock collapses

Pig farmers in Denmark have continued to massively reduce their livestock numbers this spring. According to the umbrella organization of the agri-food industry (L&F), the high production costs and poor profitability of pig farming in large parts of 2021 and 2022 are the main reasons for the decline.

von FeedMagazine/ Kraftfutter
Mittwoch 10. Mai 2023

Pig farming still stable despite war

The Russian war of aggression in Ukraine has also hit pig production there hard. The Association of Ukrainian Pig Breeders recently conducted a survey of 150 industrial pig producers with a combined total of 2.6 million animals to find out how the herd developed in 2022 and what the plans are for 2023.

von FeedMagazine/ Kraftfutter
Freitag 05. Mai 2023
AWT Conference

Tackling sustainability strategically

Social change is progressing rapidly. This can be seen in the developments in our food culture. Ecology must be rethought, because more and more people care more about environmental aspects than their individual interests. In any case, sustainability is a lasting trend and should also be taken into account in corporate strategies.

von Dr. Angela Werner
Freitag 05. Mai 2023
Chick killing ban

Federal Cabinet approves new regulation

The German government has launched the relaxation of the requirements for killing chicken embryos announced by Agriculture Minister Cem Özdemir. The cabinet adopted a corresponding formulation aid to amend the Animal Protection Act.

von FeedMagazine/ Kraftfutter
Donnerstag 04. Mai 2023
Artificial intelligence

AI should ensure a good climate

Calves are very susceptible to respiratory infections, especially in the first weeks of life. Factors such as rapid temperature changes, high humidity, drafts and noxious gases severely affect calves' health.

von Martina Leißner
Mittwoch 03. Mai 2023

Protein gap still at 70 percent

The importance of rapeseed cultivation for the domestic protein supply has been underlined by the Association of the Oilseed Processing Industry in Germany (OVID). Despite an increase, self-sufficiency in protein-rich feedstuffs can only be covered by imports.

von FeedMagazine/ Kraftfutter
Montag 24. April 2023
Organic farming

ECJ to define "industrial livestock farming

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) may make a decision that could have far-reaching consequences for organic farming. The highest French administrative court, the Council of State, has asked the Luxembourg judges to define "industrial livestock farming".

von FeedMagazine/ Kraftfutter
Montag 24. April 2023

Strengthening piglet fitness sustainably

When it comes to raising lively and healthy piglets, the health of the mother is also important. Optimal sow feeding is crucial in this respect.

von FeedMagazine/ Kraftfutter
Freitag 21. April 2023

Sustainable feeding of pigs

The addition of guanidinoacetic acid in the feed brings advantages in pig production. This not only increases profitability, but positive environmental effects are also observed.

von FeedMagazine/ Kraftfutter
Freitag 21. April 2023
Deforestation-free supply chains

European Parliament clears the way

The EU regulation on deforestation-free supply chains has cleared one of the last hurdles. The European Parliament (EP) gave the green light. The associations COCERAL, FEDIOL and FEFAC call for targeted country partnerships and clear guidelines for the implementation of the EU regulation.

von FeedMagazine/ Kraftfutter
Freitag 21. April 2023
New issue

Topic focus on pig feeding

Dear readers, FeedMagazine/Concentrate Feed issue 3-4/2023 has been published. Topics range from optimizing gastrointestinal functionality, improving energy metabolism and feed conversion to the use of phytogenic additives.

von FeedMagazine/ Kraftfutter
Donnerstag 20. April 2023