“Buoyant” Pig & Poultry Fair maintains visitor numbers

Last week’s British Pig & Poultry Fair saw a small rise in attendance, with more visitors on day one, reports organiser Grandstand Stoneleigh Events, working on behalf of the Royal Agricultural Society of England and in partnership with feed manufacturer ABN. The...

SFT Pigs Conference for November

The Society of Feed Technologists’ 2017 pig conference takes place at the Windmill Village Hotel, Coventry on Thursday November 2nd. Chaired by ABN’s Dr Steve Jagger, the speakers include the University of Alberta’s Prof Ruurd Zjilstra on fibre and starch digestion;...

More applicants for NFU/ABN poultry programme

The 2017 NFU Poultry Industry Programme (PIP), supported by monogastric feed producer ABN, begins this month. The 16 successful applicants for the annual scheme will be involved in a range of activities designed to broaden their exposure to the industry, including a...

New director for Microferm

Biological silage additive and biological waste treatment manufacturer Microferm has promoted David Shorthouse to the post of operations director. The company says that Mr Shorthouse’s appointment will strengthen its production, buying and distribution functions. Mr...

ABN adds to poultry team

Dr Laura Beeson, who recently completed her PhD focusing on super-dosing of phytase in broilers, has joined feed manufacturer ABN as its new poultry product development nutritionist. Dr Beeson graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2012 with a degree in Animal...