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Denmark braced for record-breaking piglet exports

Denmark may hit a record 13 million (m) piglet exports when 2016 draws to an end, according to Frank Oland, chief economist at the Danish Agriculture & Food Council, who spoke at the Herning Congress in Denmark on 25 October.

Danish piglet exports are expected to break the 13m mark this year

International paper signals support for reducing antibiotics in livestock

A paper released to a global symposium on preventing antibiotic resistance has signalled that international action should include restricting the prophylactic treatment of livestock with such medicines.

Russia sees steady rise in halal meat products

Over the next decade Russia’s halal meat market will grow at an average rate of 15-20% per year, opening up global opportunities for the country’s food industry and reaching a value of RUB600-RUB700 billion (US$1–1.1bn) by 2026, according to a study by the Moscow-based International Independent Institute of Agrarian Policy. ...

Young Poultry Veterinarian award winner announced

The winner of the World Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA)-Zoetis Young Poultry Veterinarian award has been unveiled at the recent WVPA Asia meeting.