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Prices of livestock foods: oilseeds and by-products

This page contains the wholesale prices for Oilseeds and by-products, recorded weekly by the Milan Chamber of Commerce with regard to the following products: The prices recorded over the last ten weeks are listed in the table, while the graph to the side illustrates price trends over the last three years.

The graph below shows the historical comparison between the prices of the foods considered.

This page ends with a chart that shows the cost of protein obtained from some of the products listed. The calculation is as follows: market value of the feed / protein titre (as fed) The protein titre for each product is included in the table.
Source of the protein titre used is INEA - Istituto Nazionale di Economia Agraria.
Survey date
Food for livestock - Oilseeds and by-products -
Italian soybeans
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   4 May 2021
702,00 705,00 +0,72%
Tuesday   27 Apr 2021
697,00 700,00 +4,18%
Tuesday   20 Apr 2021
669,00 672,00 +6,68%
Tuesday   13 Apr 2021
627,00 630,00 0,00%
Tuesday   6 Apr 2021
627,00 630,00 +3,63%
Tuesday   30 Mar 2021
605,00 608,00 +1,68%
Tuesday   23 Mar 2021
595,00 598,00 +7,19%
Tuesday   16 Mar 2021
555,00 558,00 +3,34%
Tuesday   9 Mar 2021
537,00 540,00 +2,47%
Tuesday   2 Mar 2021
524,00 527,00 +0,96%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereali, farine, germi, oli, sottoprodotti e foraggi (Cod. 1050 )
Prices refer to full wagon/truck/tank shipment - ex Milan (North of Italy), packing and VAT excluded, product not damaged.
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Italian soybeans


€/ton
2006 2011 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 % on prev. month % on 2020
January 233 416 349 400 374 346 366 490 +11,38% +33,65%
February 232 412 336 406 381 343 369 514 +4,93% +39,38%
March 229 403 337 412 384 336 377 565 +9,94% +49,83%
April 229 404 361 417 388 336 389 657 +16,26% +68,66%
May 232 405 387 427 384 330 383 704 +7,16% +83,74%
June 232 403 404 418 358 339 398
July 232 402 390 420 345 341 -
August n.q. 406 364 - 360 339 -
September 229 377 345 366 - 340 379
October 236 359 352 376 337 342 390
November 241 353 379 388 338 343 413
December 240 352 392 385 342 349 440
Jan - May 231 408 355 413 382 338 377 565
Change (1) -8,05% +76,38% -13,01% +16,46% -7,47% -11,53% +11,47% +49,90%
Jan - Dec 233 391 367 403 362 340 391
Change (1) -2,33% +67,82% -6,15% +9,68% -9,97% -6,18% +14,87%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2006, 2011, 2016, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price
Survey date
Food for livestock - Oilseeds and by-products -
Foreign soybeans
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   4 May 2021
565,00 566,00 0,00%
Tuesday   27 Apr 2021
565,00 566,00 +3,67%
Tuesday   20 Apr 2021
545,00 546,00 -0,37%
Tuesday   13 Apr 2021
547,00 548,00 0,00%
Tuesday   6 Apr 2021
547,00 548,00 0,00%
Tuesday   30 Mar 2021
547,00 548,00 -0,36%
Tuesday   23 Mar 2021
549,00 550,00 +1,29%
Tuesday   16 Mar 2021
542,00 543,00 +0,56%
Tuesday   9 Mar 2021
539,00 540,00 +3,25%
Tuesday   2 Mar 2021
522,00 523,00 +1,55%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereali, farine, germi, oli, sottoprodotti e foraggi (Cod. 1060 )
Prices refer to full wagon/truck/tank shipment - ex Milan (North of Italy), packing and VAT excluded, product not damaged.
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Foreign soybeans


€/ton
2006 2011 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 % on prev. month % on 2020
January 239 422 363 424 365 353 380 494 +10,53% +30,04%
February 235 419 349 427 370 347 376 513 +3,95% +36,62%
March 234 413 347 412 380 343 382 540 +5,32% +41,40%
April 234 410 370 396 390 342 388 552 +2,07% +42,05%
May 235 408 401 392 387 333 368 566 +2,54% +53,67%
June 231 406 416 374 365 351 358
July 229 412 401 385 353 348 361
August 227 415 376 363 357 345 358
September 229 412 365 364 337 347 380
October 241 378 372 375 346 360 402
November 247 364 402 381 351 362 428
December 249 364 420 377 355 367 447
Jan - May 235 414 367 410 378 343 379 528
Change (1) -9,74% +75,86% -11,26% +11,60% -7,79% -9,19% +10,32% +39,30%
Jan - Dec 236 402 382 390 363 350 386
Change (1) -7,67% +70,45% -5,08% +2,11% -6,81% -3,73% +10,56%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2006, 2011, 2016, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price
Survey date
Food for livestock - Oilseeds and by-products -
Linseed cake
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   4 May 2021
391,00 404,00 +0,63%
Tuesday   27 Apr 2021
386,00 404,00 +2,60%
Tuesday   20 Apr 2021
376,00 394,00 0,00%
Tuesday   13 Apr 2021
376,00 394,00 0,00%
Tuesday   6 Apr 2021
376,00 394,00 +0,39%
Tuesday   30 Mar 2021
373,00 394,00 -0,39%
Tuesday   23 Mar 2021
376,00 394,00 0,00%
Tuesday   16 Mar 2021
376,00 394,00 0,00%
Tuesday   9 Mar 2021
376,00 394,00 -2,04%
Tuesday   2 Mar 2021
386,00 400,00 -0,76%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereali, farine, germi, oli, sottoprodotti e foraggi (Cod. 1250 )
Prices refer to full wagon/truck/tank shipment - ex Milan (North of Italy), packing and VAT excluded, product not damaged.
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Linseed cake


€/ton
2006 2011 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 % on prev. month % on 2020
January 309 457 381 385 371 383 422 404 +3,19% -4,24%
February 309 457 378 390 372 384 419 403 -0,25% -3,88%
March 301 436 377 384 371 381 405 386 -4,14% -4,71%
April 298 428 371 383 371 381 401 388 +0,31% -3,31%
May 295 426 366 374 376 383 392 398 +2,58% +1,34%
June 289 416 365 365 374 385 388
July 285 399 354 362 373 397 377
August 283 388 353 365 375 396 367
September 272 369 358 369 378 396 365
October 267 350 364 370 378 396 377
November 267 345 381 370 378 396 387
December 267 345 388 370 381 413 392
Jan - May 302 440 374 383 372 382 408 395
Change (1) +5,28% +45,46% -14,90% +2,21% -2,77% +2,77% +6,66% -3,18%
Jan - Dec 287 403 370 374 375 390 392
Change (1) -2,54% +40,56% -8,22% +1,12% +0,19% +4,22% +0,35%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2006, 2011, 2016, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price
Survey date
Food for livestock - Oilseeds and by-products -
Italian soybean meal
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   4 May 2021
452,00 454,00 -1,95%
Tuesday   27 Apr 2021
461,00 463,00 +2,21%
Tuesday   20 Apr 2021
451,00 453,00 -1,53%
Tuesday   13 Apr 2021
458,00 460,00 0,00%
Tuesday   6 Apr 2021
458,00 460,00 +0,44%
Tuesday   30 Mar 2021
456,00 458,00 -0,44%
Tuesday   23 Mar 2021
458,00 460,00 -1,71%
Tuesday   16 Mar 2021
466,00 468,00 -3,11%
Tuesday   9 Mar 2021
481,00 483,00 -1,43%
Tuesday   2 Mar 2021
488,00 490,00 -2,59%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereali, farine, germi, oli, sottoprodotti e foraggi (Cod. 1340 )
Prices refer to full wagon/truck/tank shipment - ex Milan (North of Italy), packing and VAT excluded, product not damaged.
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Italian soybean meal


€/ton
2006 2011 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 % on prev. month % on 2020
January 227 387 333 387 346 349 358 505 +13,12% +41,02%
February 221 375 329 388 386 339 361 515 +1,98% +42,72%
March 208 347 325 369 406 336 399 471 -8,49% +18,08%
April 206 325 340 355 431 338 395 458 -2,72% +15,95%
May 203 324 405 346 451 332 353 453 -1,09% +28,33%
June 208 316 435 334 391 352 334
July 203 323 415 339 371 335 332
August 204 324 373 318 362 328 338
September 207 326 355 319 349 328 357
October 221 316 357 329 358 333 404
November 225 305 374 327 355 336 443
December 222 304 375 343 355 347 446
Jan - May 213 350 348 369 404 339 374 484
Change (1) -13,61% +64,36% -0,62% +6,01% +9,55% -16,14% +10,49% +29,38%
Jan - Dec 213 331 367 346 381 338 378
Change (1) -14,11% +55,70% +10,92% -5,73% +9,94% -11,27% +11,94%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2006, 2011, 2016, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price
Survey date
Food for livestock - Oilseeds and by-products -
Foreign soybean meal
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   4 May 2021
448,00 451,00 -1,96%
Tuesday   27 Apr 2021
457,00 460,00 +2,23%
Tuesday   20 Apr 2021
447,00 450,00 -1,54%
Tuesday   13 Apr 2021
454,00 457,00 0,00%
Tuesday   6 Apr 2021
454,00 457,00 +0,44%
Tuesday   30 Mar 2021
452,00 455,00 -0,44%
Tuesday   23 Mar 2021
454,00 457,00 -1,73%
Tuesday   16 Mar 2021
462,00 465,00 -3,13%
Tuesday   9 Mar 2021
477,00 480,00 -1,44%
Tuesday   2 Mar 2021
484,00 487,00 -2,61%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereali, farine, germi, oli, sottoprodotti e foraggi (Cod. 1350 )
Prices refer to full wagon/truck/tank shipment - ex Milan (North of Italy), packing and VAT excluded, product not damaged.
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Foreign soybean meal


€/ton
2011 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 % on prev. month % on 2020
January 385 333 387 346 347 354 503 +13,16% +42,19%
February 373 329 388 386 337 357 513 +1,89% +43,76%
March 345 325 369 406 334 395 467 -8,82% +18,27%
April 324 340 355 431 336 394 455 -2,74% +15,36%
May 322 405 346 451 330 352 450 -1,10% +27,88%
June 315 435 334 391 350 332
July 321 415 339 371 333 330
August 322 373 318 362 326 337
September 325 355 319 349 326 355
October 314 357 329 359 331 402
November 304 375 327 355 333 441
December 303 375 343 353 343 445
Jan - May 348 348 369 404 337 371 481
Change (1) - -0,20% +6,01% +9,55% -16,64% +10,30% +29,64%
Jan - Dec 330 367 346 380 335 376
Change (1) - +11,46% -5,76% +9,79% -11,80% +12,13%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for year 2016, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price
Survey date
Food for livestock - Oilseeds and by-products -
Italian decorticated soybean meal
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   4 May 2021
462,00 475,00 -1,88%
Tuesday   27 Apr 2021
471,00 484,00 +2,14%
Tuesday   20 Apr 2021
461,00 474,00 -1,48%
Tuesday   13 Apr 2021
468,00 481,00 0,00%
Tuesday   6 Apr 2021
468,00 481,00 +0,42%
Tuesday   30 Mar 2021
466,00 479,00 -0,42%
Tuesday   23 Mar 2021
468,00 481,00 -1,66%
Tuesday   16 Mar 2021
476,00 489,00 -3,02%
Tuesday   9 Mar 2021
491,00 504,00 -1,39%
Tuesday   2 Mar 2021
498,00 511,00 -2,23%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereali, farine, germi, oli, sottoprodotti e foraggi (Cod. 1360 )
Prices refer to full wagon/truck/tank shipment - ex Milan (North of Italy), packing and VAT excluded, product not damaged.
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Italian decorticated soybean meal


€/ton
2011 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 % on prev. month % on 2020
January 397 346 402 359 362 369 517 +14,27% +39,88%
February 385 342 403 402 350 372 529 +2,32% +42,07%
March 360 338 384 421 348 410 486 -7,98% +18,55%
April 338 353 370 447 350 414 474 -2,63% +14,30%
May 336 420 361 465 344 362 469 -1,06% +29,60%
June 328 450 349 405 364 344
July 335 430 354 385 346 341
August 334 387 333 376 340 347
September 335 370 334 363 340 364
October 324 371 340 364 344 407
November 313 388 336 356 346 448
December 312 390 353 369 356 452
Jan - May 362 362 384 419 351 387 499
Change (1) - +0,06% +6,02% +9,20% -16,26% +10,25% +28,95%
Jan - Dec 342 382 360 393 349 387
Change (1) - +11,77% -5,72% +9,06% -11,11% +11,05%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for year 2016, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price
Survey date
Food for livestock - Oilseeds and by-products -
Foreign decorticated soybean meal
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   4 May 2021
462,00 473,00 -1,89%
Tuesday   27 Apr 2021
471,00 482,00 +2,14%
Tuesday   20 Apr 2021
461,00 472,00 -1,48%
Tuesday   13 Apr 2021
468,00 479,00 0,00%
Tuesday   6 Apr 2021
468,00 479,00 +0,42%
Tuesday   30 Mar 2021
466,00 477,00 -0,42%
Tuesday   23 Mar 2021
468,00 479,00 -1,66%
Tuesday   16 Mar 2021
476,00 487,00 -3,02%
Tuesday   9 Mar 2021
491,00 502,00 -1,39%
Tuesday   2 Mar 2021
498,00 509,00 -2,23%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereali, farine, germi, oli, sottoprodotti e foraggi (Cod. 1370 )
Prices refer to full wagon/truck/tank shipment - ex Milan (North of Italy), packing and VAT excluded, product not damaged.
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Foreign decorticated soybean meal


€/ton
2011 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 % on prev. month % on 2020
January 396 344 400 359 359 366 516 +14,30% +40,75%
February 383 340 401 402 348 369 528 +2,33% +42,95%
March 358 336 382 421 345 408 485 -8,00% +18,83%
April 336 351 368 447 346 413 473 -2,64% +14,34%
May 334 418 359 465 340 359 468 -1,06% +30,22%
June 327 448 347 405 360 342
July 333 428 352 385 343 340
August 332 385 331 376 338 346
September 335 368 332 363 338 363
October 325 369 338 364 342 408
November 315 386 334 356 343 447
December 314 388 351 367 353 451
Jan - May 360 360 382 419 347 384 498
Change (1) - -0,01% +6,05% +9,78% -17,07% +10,67% +29,44%
Jan - Dec 341 380 358 392 346 386
Change (1) - +11,40% -5,75% +9,64% -11,81% +11,53%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for year 2016, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price
Survey date
Food for livestock - Oilseeds and by-products -
Sunflower wholemeal
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   4 May 2021
280,00 283,00 0,00%
Tuesday   27 Apr 2021
280,00 283,00 +1,08%
Tuesday   20 Apr 2021
277,00 280,00 +0,36%
Tuesday   13 Apr 2021
275,00 280,00 0,00%
Tuesday   6 Apr 2021
275,00 280,00 0,00%
Tuesday   30 Mar 2021
n.q. n.q. -
Tuesday   23 Mar 2021
n.q. n.q. -
Tuesday   16 Mar 2021
n.q. n.q. -
Tuesday   9 Mar 2021
n.q. n.q. -
Tuesday   2 Mar 2021
n.q. n.q. -
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereali, farine, germi, oli, sottoprodotti e foraggi (Cod. 1310 )
Prices refer to full wagon/truck/tank shipment - ex Milan (North of Italy), packing and VAT excluded, product not damaged.
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Sunflower wholemeal


€/ton
2011 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 % on prev. month % on 2020
January 198 186 170 144 189 184 n.q. - -
February 199 184 170 159 203 224 n.q. - -
March 200 182 170 170 196 193 n.q. - -
April 191 190 170 186 198 204 279 0,00% +36,89%
May 186 223 175 188 207 198 282 +0,99% +42,17%
June 186 251 169 195 208 202
July 168 231 154 195 205 201
August 158 193 149 187 202 202
September 138 174 139 179 190 191
October 130 170 136 174 175 184
November 126 171 135 183 175 213
December 129 173 141 187 176 -
Jan - May 194 194 171 169 199 200 279
Change (1) - -0,32% -11,65% -1,08% +17,42% +0,58% +39,65%
Jan - Dec 168 195 157 179 193 198
Change (1) - +15,58% -19,56% +14,07% +8,33% +2,32%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for year 2016, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price
Survey date
Food for livestock - Oilseeds and by-products -
Decorticated sunflower meal
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   4 May 2021
334,00 340,00 -0,88%
Tuesday   27 Apr 2021
337,00 343,00 +6,25%
Tuesday   20 Apr 2021
317,00 323,00 +1,59%
Tuesday   13 Apr 2021
312,00 318,00 0,00%
Tuesday   6 Apr 2021
312,00 318,00 +0,64%
Tuesday   30 Mar 2021
310,00 316,00 -1,26%
Tuesday   23 Mar 2021
314,00 320,00 -2,16%
Tuesday   16 Mar 2021
319,00 329,00 -0,92%
Tuesday   9 Mar 2021
322,00 332,00 +0,62%
Tuesday   2 Mar 2021
320,00 330,00 -0,46%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereali, farine, germi, oli, sottoprodotti e foraggi (Cod. 1320 )
Prices refer to full wagon/truck/tank shipment - ex Milan (North of Italy), packing and VAT excluded, product not damaged.
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Decorticated sunflower meal


€/ton
2011 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 % on prev. month % on 2020
January 238 230 217 202 240 242 336 +4,14% +39,02%
February 232 222 221 220 243 239 333 -0,97% +39,62%
March 219 218 219 230 233 241 321 -3,54% +33,50%
April 205 230 212 237 235 257 323 +0,40% +25,73%
May 204 260 209 252 243 246 337 +4,50% +36,85%
June 206 280 205 244 252 244
July 197 258 203 254 246 244
August 193 239 200 265 239 245
September 206 233 198 256 234 265
October 213 228 195 271 235 301
November 191 228 194 263 225 327
December 186 222 199 244 233 323
Jan - May 219 233 215 228 239 245 328
Change (1) - +6,23% -7,43% +5,86% +4,63% +2,53% +34,26%
Jan - Dec 208 238 206 245 238 265
Change (1) - +14,24% -13,33% +18,78% -2,61% +11,08%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for year 2016, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price
Survey date
Food for livestock - Oilseeds and by-products -
Rapeseed meal
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   4 May 2021
369,00 372,00 0,00%
Tuesday   27 Apr 2021
369,00 372,00 +3,64%
Tuesday   20 Apr 2021
355,00 360,00 -1,92%
Tuesday   13 Apr 2021
362,00 367,00 0,00%
Tuesday   6 Apr 2021
362,00 367,00 0,00%
Tuesday   30 Mar 2021
362,00 367,00 0,00%
Tuesday   23 Mar 2021
362,00 367,00 0,00%
Tuesday   16 Mar 2021
362,00 367,00 0,00%
Tuesday   9 Mar 2021
362,00 367,00 -0,27%
Tuesday   2 Mar 2021
364,00 367,00 -0,81%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereali, farine, germi, oli, sottoprodotti e foraggi (Cod. 1290 )
Prices refer to full wagon/truck/tank shipment - ex Milan (North of Italy), packing and VAT excluded, product not damaged.
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Rapeseed meal


€/ton
2011 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 % on prev. month % on 2020
January 261 252 251 228 278 263 358 +9,91% +36,16%
February 254 241 257 244 291 267 371 +3,56% +39,02%
March 239 237 269 260 282 271 365 -1,57% +34,43%
April 238 255 272 284 277 287 364 -0,12% +27,03%
May 244 272 271 302 278 286 371 +1,72% +29,55%
June 245 274 272 286 271 278
July 226 249 243 258 249 256
August 214 235 237 272 243 249
September 212 232 231 278 236 251
October 208 234 229 273 235 266
November 212 244 222 271 236 295
December 213 251 222 269 245 326
Jan - May 246 252 264 264 281 275 365
Change (1) - +2,37% +4,83% -0,11% +6,52% -2,21% +32,85%
Jan - Dec 230 248 248 268 261 275
Change (1) - +7,90% -0,04% +8,09% -2,91% +5,54%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for year 2016, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price

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The values presented in the following chart show the cost of 1000 g (1kg) of protein obtained from the raw materials considered.

Example: the value of Italian soybean extraction meal 44% on January 2013 was equal to 1.02. This means that the price of 1000 g of protein provided by Italian soybean extraction meal 44% was in that month of €1,02.
Feed Protein Content
% as fed
Rapeseed extraction meal 34.4
Whole grain sunflower extraction meal 24.0
Decorticated sunflower extraction meal 33.6
Foreign soybean extraction meal 44% 43.4
Italian soybean extraction meal 44% 43.4
Foreign decorticated soybean extraction meal 49.0
Italian decorticated soybean extraction meal 49.0
Chart realized with the contribution of Dr. Roberto Preti, Veterinary Physician.
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