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About FeedSafeNZ

FeedSafeNZ is a programme designed to enhance the quality assurance of New Zealand-produced stockfeed, and to provide increased risk mitigation in the manufacturing and use of animal feeds.

The central element of FeedSafeNZ is the NZFMA Code of Good Manufacturing Practice (CMP).

2013 Annual NZFMA feed overview

2013 Annual Feed Production Statistics These annual statistics compiled by the NZFMA report total tonnages of manufactured animal feed and tonnages of raw materials used in compound feed production. The statistics┬áinclude the breakdown of compound feed by species. Key Features: Compound feed production increased 2.8% in 2013 compared to 2012. Raw material usage rose 4.1% compared to 2012. Wheat (58.8%), barley (17.4%), sorghum (12.2%) and maize (10.3%) were the four main grains used. Soya meal (48%) and meat and bone meal (15%) were the two most popular protein sources used. The import tonnage of cottonseed increased steadily from 2010 to 2013. 3,395 tonnes were┬áimported in 2010. In 2013, 24,404 tonnes were imported. Imported palm kernel increased 17.8% to 1,600,877 tonnes compared to 2012. Compound Feed Production: Total compound feed production in 2013 was 991,027 tonnes. The North Island produced 647,403 […]