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Farming fish organically
Last week saw the announcement of what is claimed to be the world’s first organic aquaculture harvest of the large freshwater prawn, scampi, in the backwaters of Kerala on November 1st, the formation day of the south Indian State which is the leading producer and exporter of fish and seafood products in the country. This unique project is the baby of the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), which is collaborating with Switzerland’s State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO).
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ACMC - Pig processer agrees key contract for breeding stock
Yorkshire-based genetics company, ACMC Ltd, has won a major contract to supply breeding stock to Bowes of Norfolk Ltd, one of the UK’s largest farming and pig-processing enterprises. ACMC will supply 1,660 ACMC’s AC1 gilts from its high-health multiplication unit in Scotland over the next 12 months. Once the stock is integrated, and in full production it will have the capability of producing more 35,000 finished pigs annually. The AC1, containing Chinese Meishan genes, is renowned for its pr
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Balance of the sows digestive flora: stakes & perspectives
On Friday, November 23, Lallemand Animal Nutrition and ISPAIA, the French Institute for Animal Production and Agro Industry, hold a technical meeting dealing with the nutrition and health issues around sow’s farrowing, the cornerstone of pig production cycles. The event focused on the importance of a balanced digestive microflora and the unique potentials of probiotic yeast Saccharomyces boulardii, for which research and development have been driven by human applications for over 50 years. This
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GMO golden rice in Asia with enhanced vitamin A benefits for consumers
...s under-fives and leading to the early deaths of an estimated one million young children each year.”  VAD is often a problem where rice gruel is used as a weaning food. It is most important in the poorest nations of the world, including most of ...
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Sommet de l'Elevage: The key event for livestock professionals
...confirm its position as the leading beef cattle breeds event in Europe. Welcome to the Auvergne! Year-in year-out, the Sommet de l'Elevage continues to cement its place as the must-attend forum for livestock breeders, not just from Europe but also ...
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