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Alltech releases 2018 pig feed data

  • 7 Feb 08:59

International feed tonnage has increased by a strong 3% to 1.103 billion metric tonnes of feed produced in 2018. Pig feed tonnage increased with 1% to over 293 million metric tonnes. This is according to data from theAlltech Global Feed Survey, released on Tuesday, 29 January. The 8thedition of the annual survey includes data from 144 countries and nearly 29,605 feed mills. If we look at the last 7 years, we see a continuous rise in global total feed production, from 954.4 million metric tonnes (MT) in 2012 to 1,103 million tonnes in 2018. The last 3 years, the total volume has been over the 1 billion MT. The feed is produced in fewer feed mills, meaning that the feed. Read more...

Prices for pig feed reach historic lows in Russia

  • 28 Feb 09:22

The average price of pig feed in Russia has reached historic lows in December 2017. This has led to higher Feed Conversion Ratios. According to data released by the Russian Unified Interdepartmental Statistical Information System (EMISS), pig feed cost 12,437 roubles (US$220) per tonne, 10.4% down when compared to December 2016. This is the lowest level registered since the beginning of the current economy crisis in Russia in 2014. Prices have been falling steadily since August 2016, when feed prices reached its zenith at 15,335 roubles (US$271) per tonne, according to EMISS. Last year, Russia saw the strongest-ever fall in animal feed prices – on. Read more...