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Russia sets its sights on rebuilding feed industry

  • 5 Feb 11:12

The Russian government wants to pump billions into a major project to make the domestic feed industry more effective and efficient, but it’s likely to cost more. In early November 2019, the Russian Agricultural Ministry presented a new feed and feed additives development programme, in which it was officially acknowledged that feeding was the Achilles heel of the Russian livestock industry. “In recent years livestock production in Russia has increased, and farms have been using animals and birds with a high genetic potential, so it is impossible to optimise output without modern feeding technologies, high-quality feed and feed additives,” the Ministry. Read more...