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eFeedLink Hot Topic: Canadian Pork: A challenged but strong number two
No longer boosted by a cheap currency, Canadian pork export growth has slowed down but low costs will preserve its market share.
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Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay to see increased beef output in 2013
  Rising beef output is expected in Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay during 2013, according to the latest revision by the USDA.
Russia's ban on ractopamine reduces number approved of Canadian meat suppliers
  Russia's plans to suspend imports of meat from livestock fed with ractopamine may reduce the number of approved Canadian suppliers to 14 pork packing plants, four beef plants and one facility which processes both meats.
Egypt increases wheat harvest, cuts back on imports
  The world's biggest wheat importer, Egypt is expecting a bumper crop this year, allowing the country to cut back on imports as it deals with an economic crisis that has depleted national reserves of foreign currency.
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Soaring feed prices greatly affect Vietnam farms
  With high animal feed prices of about 15-20% higher than in China, Thailand and Indonesia, Vietnam farms and husbandry households, especially those that raise poultry, pigs and tra fish, are experiencing financial losses, according to the Vietnam Animal Feed Association (VAFA).
India able to meet high milk demand by 2020-21
  Local demand for milk products in India will reach about 172.20 million tonnes by 2020-21, according to the government, and the country’s production is expected to meet this demand.
Indian government agencies 30% more wheat during Rabi
  In the Rabi marketing season, India’s government agencies have procured 11.94 million tonnes of wheat as arrivals gained momentum in states such as Punjab and Haryana, about 30% more than 9.23 million tonnes in the same period last year.
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China's soy imports forecast may decline further
  With disappointing economic data and the spread of bird flu, market expectations of China's imports of soy are taking a further knock.
China's beef imports from Australia rise as illegal trade declines
  Following crackdown on illegal imports in China, China is now Australia's third largest beef export destination.
China's poultry feed demand may decline 20% in Q2 2013
  After an outbreak of bird flu, feed demand from China's poultry industry may slump 20% in the second quarter from a year earlier.
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China Modern Dairy denies takeover by Mengniu
  China Modern Dairy has denied a takeover by "a third party" - assumed to be dairy product manufacturer, Mengniu, but has confirmed that talks are ongoing with the unnamed company concerning "possible disposal of certain assets."
Russia's Mikhailovsky Broiler builds new feed mill
  One of the largest poultry producers in Far East Russia, Mikhailovsky Broiler CJSC has started the construction of a new feed mill.
Dairy Crest, Arla boost UK milk prices
  UK milk prices are set to reach record highs as Dairy Crest and Arla Foods, As two of the UK's leading dairies announced they would pay farmers more than £0.30 (US$0.46) for a litre of milk.
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April 29, 2013: Agrishow 2013 - 20th International Trade Show of Agricultural in Action
April 29, 2013: Global AgInvesting USA
May 14, 2013: AveSui 2013
May 15, 2013: Pan-American Grain and Oilseed Conference
May 15, 2013: AgriTek Kazakhstan'2013
May 16, 2013: Ethio Poultry Expo
May 18, 2013: China Animal Husbandry Expo (CAHE) 2013
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China Lysine Weekly: Prices dip on subdued demand (week ended Apr 18, 2013)
China Methionine Weekly: Weak livestock markets, higher output drag down prices (week ended Apr 18, 2013)
China Corn Weekly: Prices continue to slide (week ended Apr 19, 2013)
China Soymeal Weekly: Prices rebound on increased buying, tight availability (week ended Apr 19, 2013)
China Rapeseed Meal Weekly: Buyers withhold buying; prices move lower (week ended Apr 19, 2013)
China Whey Weekly: Buyers hold back purchases; market under pressure (week ended Apr 21, 2013)
China Feed Market Monthly Review: China feed market outlook uncertain despite strong production growths in March
China Broiler Weekly: Industry remains under threat of bird flu epidemic (week ended Apr 23, 2013)
Philippine Feed Weekly: Feed prices remain unchanged amid meat demand surge (week ended Apr 18, 2013)
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Expression of genes involved in hepatic carnitine synthesis and uptake in dairy cows in the transition period and at different stages of lactation
  The results of this study show for the first time that the expression of hepatic genes of carnitine synthesis and cellular uptake of carnitine is enhanced in dairy cows during early lactation.
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