LIVESTOCK & FEED Business
2007 August
Inflation, imports or adaptation: Asian hog farmers examine their options
Asia's demand for pork is overtaking the supply of hogs needed to produce it. To make matters worse, each solution carries a heavy price. If demand is allowed to outrun supply, prices skyrocket, as they have in China this year. On the other hand, allowing in imported pork can have a devastating effect on domestic hog p ...
2007 June
Feedgrains vs. biofuels: The big adjustment
With 27 percent of America's corn harvest and most of Europe's former rapeseed exports being turned into petrol, Asia's livestock sector is forced to compete against the powerful energy industry for scarce grain supplies. Although dried distilled grains with solubles (DDGS) will eventually recycle some ethanol back to ...
2007 May
Aquaculture & aquafeed - Asia's rising tide
Aquaculture is the fastest growing animal protein production sector, and Asia is the force driving thise sector's growth. Can the region match up to its calling? To read part of the story, click on the title.
2007 February
Feed additives - Asia's addiction
Feed additives and supplements are being lifted along with the rising tide of bigger and better livestock and meat production in Asia, as FBA finds out. To read part of the story, click on the title.
2007 January
Asian livestock breeds - Dying breeds or a cut above?
No longer content with simply producing more, livestock producers in Asia are looking towards producing better, bracing a whole industry of breed genetics and niche nutritional feeds. To read part of the story, click on the title.
2006 November
Feed Formulation - Ingredients for change
New raw materials and economic considerations are reconfiguring the trends in current-day feed formulation as FBA finds out. To read part of the story, click on the title.
2006 August
Ruminants - Asia's next bull run?
Considered the most low-key of Asia's animal production sectors, the ruminant industry is nonetheless emerging from being an overlooked entity to one overflowing with savvy prospects. To read part of the story, click on the title.
2006 July
Meat processing - The BIG Break
Technology breakthroughs and process makeovers are helping meat processing business break into greater profitability. FBA tackles the trends and issues, with an eye on the global meat industry. To read part of the story, click on the title.
2006 May
New feed additives - Asia's trend in transition
FOOD safety issues have painted the agricultural landscape a distinctly different hue from that of yesteryear's. How do new feed additives fit in the backdrop? FBA tackles the trends and issues, with an eye on Asia. To read part of the story, click on the title.
2006 March
Livestock in Asia: Tracing the growth of a region
FROM developed countries like Japan to developing nations in South-east Asia, Asia promises unmatched growth in its livestock industry in both the demand and supply side. FBA traces the progress of livestock developments in Asia--with an eye on the horizon. To read part of the story, click on the title.

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