EU: pig feed production decrease in 2005
European feed manufacturers produced 1.2% less pig feed in 2005, in
comparison to the year before. Altogether 47.3 million tonnes of pig feed were
Despite the decrease, pig feed remains the feed sector's number one
These figures appear in a report of the European Feed Manufacturers
the whole feed sector, a downward tendency could be seen. Altogether the
companies manufactured 143.3 million tonnes of animal feed last year - a 0.8%
Production of poultry feed dropped the most - a fall of 1.7% to a total of
Cattle feed only decreased slightly - a 0.3% drop to 38.0 million tonnes.
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