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Newsletter for Thursday, April 21, 2022

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April 21, 2022
Russia to build new salmon feed mills to reduce imports
The government aims to subsidize capital costs for building feed factories after supplies from Western countries were cut off following the invasion of Ukraine.
Green Plains achieves breakthrough 60% protein concentration
Market validation efforts are underway to assess additional nutritional value beyond protein concentration levels and begin formulation across multiple species including aqua species.
New animal health company to leverage microbiome technology
Elanco and Ginkgo Bioworks launched BiomEdit which aims to discover and develop animal health products that leverage microbiome science to improve animal health and production.
Partnership to offer affordable NIR calibration choices for in-field analysis
NeoSpectra by Si-Ware partnered with AB Vista’s Aunir to offer NeoSpectra Scanner users NIR calibration models for accurate in-field analysis for aquafeeds.
Non-destructive 3D imaging expands aquafeed research tools
Phase contrast-CT, a new tool tested by BioMar, provides unprecedented detail in soft tissues and other organic materials and is expected to complement dissection and histological analysis.
Philippine aquafeed producers seek animal-derived raw material
The Philippines has temporarily banned the importation of porcine processed animal proteins from ASF-affected countries strictly for use in aquafeeds raising concerns among aquaculture stakeholders.
Do salmon need more antioxidants in aquafeeds?
Rapid summer growth can affect the health of salmon and researchers are assessing if salmon have enough antioxidants in the feed.
Registration open for World Hatchery Forum
Hatchery Feed & Management will host the World Hatchery Forum from May 9-12, 2022, a free webinar series focused on practical solutions for hatchery managers.

Alltech launches first renewable energy system at its Mexican enzyme production facility

Aquaculture innovation center opens in Scotland
Good start for fish oil production in 2022
During the first two months of 2022, the total cumulative production of fishmeal was down year-on-year by 11%, while the production of fish oil was higher by 12%, IFFO reported.

Peruvian & European fishmeal
Prices per m/t FOB vessel Peru port ranged from US$ 1,620/1,640 m/t for 65/66% protein to US$ 1,820/1,840 for 68% protein, 500 hist, 120 TVN. European fishmeal prices are in the range of US$1,665 – 2,105.
Read more at Hammersmith Marketing.

Salmon aquafeed slowly changing to alternative ingredients
New feed ingredients, such as insect meal, single-cell protein, fermented products and microalgae, accounted for 0.4% of the total volume of Norwegian salmon feed in 2020, according to a new Nofima report.

NEW!  Postdoctoral Fellowship - Brazil
Brazilian project, that aims to promote and increase the consumption of aquatic food, is looking for a candidate to study issues and solutions of aquatic food chain in São Paulo state.
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Feed Production Manager - Philippines
GT Ventures/Tokushima Auction Market is looking for a feed production manager to join its Offshore Sea Concession Project in the Philippines. 

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Junior Feed Formulator - France
BioMar WestMed is looking for a fish nutritionist to support feed formulation and recipe optimization for the BioMar factories in France and Spain.
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Senior Research Project Manager, Aquaculture - USA
ADM is looking for a senior reseach project manager to develop innovative and science-based products.  
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Production Manager - China
Skretting is looking for a production manager to join its team in China.
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Zeigler Bros. open positions - USA
Zeigler Bros. has several open positions to join its team.

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Product Manager Aquafeed - India
Kemin is looking for a product manager to join its aquafeed team in India. 

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Product Manager Aqua Nutrition - France
Innovafeed is looking for a product manager on aqua nutrition to join is business development team.
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  • Interview with Maryke Musson
  • Advanced maturation feeds for biosecure production of robust nauplii
  • Plant extracts support oxidative balance and promote growth in fish larvae and postlarvae
  • Status of Artemia cysts use and its future sustainable production
  • Selecting shrimp broodstock for small-scale indoor shrimp farming
  • Photoperiod with artificial intelligence demonstrates improved salmon smoltification

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