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Donstar opens largest feed mill in Russia
1 week ago
 
Donstar, a business unit of Evrodon for the production and farming of ducks, has completed the construction of the country's largest feed mill to produce feed for their vertically integrated duck business.
Late last month in the Millerovskiy region, where Donstar's duck complex is located, the inauguration ceremony for the feed mill was held.
The new feed mill includes three production lines with design capacity of 70 tonnes of pelleted feed per hour, and can produce up to 300 thousand tonnes of feed per year for poultry an.. Full Story »
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American Feed Industry Association announces its 2015 events
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