Expert of the project was invited to The 3rdInternational Calf and Heifer Conference

On December 27, 2022, Dr. Hans-Jürgen Kunz and Mr. Yang Haoye were invited to The 3rdInternational Calf and Heifer Conference. During the conference on the 27th, Mr. Yang Haoye first introduced the German-Chinese cooperation project for sustainable animal breeding and husbandry, followed by a presentation by Dr. Hans-Jürgen Kunz on “Nutritional recommendations for young female and male cattle of dual-purpose breeds”.

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Third phase of Sino-German cooperation project for sustainable livestock and animal husbandry has been launched.

Since 2011, exchanges and cooperation between China and Germany in the field of livestock breeding have been deepened, and cooperation projects for the development of livestock breeding, such as the cattle and pig industries, have been successively implemented. The first two rounds covered and developed the distribution and structure of breeds in China, triggered the improvement of the technical level of the industry and the strengthening of exchanges between market participants of the two countries. Based on bilateral consultations and with the approval of the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs and the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL), the National General Animal Husbandry (NAHS) and the German GFA Consulting Group jointly launched the third phase of the Sino-German Cooperation Project on Sustainable Development of Animal Husbandry in the form of an online video conference on January 19, 2022, and signed the agreement.

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Chinese pig prices at low level

While pig prices were at a record high in 2019 due to the outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) and the resulting heavy losses, they have fallen to a low since the beginning of 2021. High raw material prices, especially for feed components, limit economic production. This also applies to the small-scale producers who, with a few pigs in their own households, still account for up to 30% of Chinese pork production.

The linked article (de) explains the background….