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New VIV MEA show becomes 3rd VIV international hub

VIV Worldwide has announced VIV MEA as its new regional trade show that will be held from 16 – 18 February 2016 in Abu Dhabi. VIV MEA joins VIV Europe and VIV Asia as the third international hub in the organiser’s portfolio of major business events for the animal protein sectors. VIV MEA will be the...

New VIV MEA show becomes 3rd VIV international hub

VIV Worldwide has announced VIV MEA as its new regional trade show that will be held from 16 – 18 February 2016 in Abu Dhabi. VIV MEA joins VIV Europe and VIV Asia as the third international hub in the organiser’s portfolio of major business events for the animal protein sectors. VIV MEA will be the...

India’s first conference on sustainable pig production

For the first time in India a National Conference focusing issues on sustainable pig husbandry was organized. The ICAR-National Research Centre on Pig, organised a National Conference on Opportunities and Strategies for Sustainable Pig Production on 20 and 21st December 2014 in its campus at Guwahat...

Energetic new boss aims to inspire many

Earlier in 2014, international feed additives company Novus International presented François Fraudeau as its new president and CEO. Aiming to encourage and challenge his employees, he hopes to achieve 10% market share by 2020. By Roger Abbott "Small farmer's son takes on the world.....

Iowa State graduate student honoured for pig research

The National Swine Improvement Federation (NSIF) has awarded their Graduate Student Award to Dinesh Thekkoot, and Iowa State University animal science graduate student. "Getting a national level recognition is a great encouragement and this motivates me to work harder," Thekkoot said. "Also, because...

Russian poultry output forecast to rise in 2015

USDA FAS has forecast an increase in Russian broiler meat production to reach 3.4 million metric tons (MMT) in 2015. The increase is due to favourable feed prices resulting from a strong grain crop forecast, reduced domestic competition due to forecasted import reductions, and the Russian Ministry o...

Four countries receive highest animal welfare rating

Just four countries – New Zealand, the UK, Switzerland and Austria – are deemed worthy of the highest ‘A’ rating in the Animal Protection Index issued by the UK-based World Animal Protection (WAP) organisation. WAP's overall rankings are based on a wide range of indicators relating not only to farm ...

Four countries receive highest animal welfare rating

Just four countries – New Zealand, the UK, Switzerland and Austria – are deemed worthy of the highest ‘A’ rating in the Animal Protection Index issued by the UK-based World Animal Protection (WAP) organisation. WAP's overall rankings are based on a wide range of indicators relating not only to farm ...

Four countries receive highest animal welfare rating

Just four countries – New Zealand, the UK, Switzerland and Austria – are deemed worthy of the highest ‘A’ rating in the Animal Protection Index issued by the UK-based World Animal Protection (WAP) organisation. WAP's overall rankings are based on a wide range of indicators relating not only to farm ...

December issue of AllAboutFeed now online

The December issue of AllAboutFeed is now available online. This issue again has a great variety of articles on different aspects within the animal feed sector. From piglet feed intake tips and tricks to the latest insights in methane reduction in dairy cattle. You can read it all in this issue. For...

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