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Avangardco increases flock population by 18%
Ukrainian egg producer, Avangardco has increased its total flock population by 18% year-on-year to 32.5 million heads as of 31 December 2013, and the population of laying hens increased by 18% year-on-year to 27.0 million heads from 22.8 million heads. In 2013, the increase in poultry flock followed...
How to prepare grassland for post-lambing
Many sheep producers aren’t getting the most they can out of grass. But measuring and monitoring grass growth in accordance with sheep demands during lambing could help drastically reduce feed costs and achieve finishing targets earlier. "You have to rest leys to grow more grass and that's the ...
Researchers dive into other protein sources for sheep
Two projects commissioned by the English Beef and Lamb Executive (EBLEX) are investigating whether alternative protein sources, such as rapeseed meal, beans, peas and wheat distillers' grains, can be used as substitutes for soya bean meal in sheep diets without affecting performance. The level of so...
BPEX: Pork export market in Far East evaluated
Further export potential for beef, lamb and pork to the Far East came into focus during a joint EBLEX and BPEX mission to Japan, Korea and India. The aim was to evaluate market potential for pork, lamb, beef, fifth quarter products and livestock genetics as discussions on market access in the region...