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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   26 May 2020
380,00 382,00 -0,39%
Tuesday   19 May 2020
381,00 384,00 -0,26%
Tuesday   12 May 2020
382,00 385,00 -0,26%
Tuesday   5 May 2020
383,00 386,00 -0,77%
Tuesday   28 Apr 2020
386,00 389,00 0,00%
Tuesday   21 Apr 2020
386,00 389,00 -0,77%
Tuesday   14 Apr 2020
389,00 392,00 -0,26%
Tuesday   7 Apr 2020
390,00 393,00 -0,25%
Tuesday   31 Mar 2020
391,00 394,00 +2,35%
Tuesday   24 Mar 2020
382,00 385,00 +4,07%
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 Italy, Milan - Monthly average price
Italian soybeans
2005 2010 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 225 342 365 349 400 374 346 366 +4,99% +6,01%
February 226 332 374 336 406 381 343 369 +0,61% +7,59%
March 238 337 391 337 412 384 336 377 +2,28% +12,09%
April 235 345 381 361 417 388 336 389 +3,28% +15,71%
May 238 363 373 387 427 384 330 383 -1,64% +16,11%
June 253 n.q. 371 404 418 358 339
July 251 n.q. 380 390 420 345 341
August n.q. n.q. 375 364 - 360 339
September 233 n.q. 323 345 366 - 340
October 235 358 337 352 376 337 342
November 234 369 350 379 388 338 343
December 235 403 347 392 385 342 349
Jan - May 232 341 378 355 413 382 338 377
Change (1) +4,62% +46,89% +10,71% -6,19% +16,46% -7,47% -11,53% +11,47%
Jan - Dec 237 354 367 367 403 362 340
Change (1) +1,47% +49,61% +3,53% +0,15% +9,68% -9,97% -6,18%
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 2005, 2010, 2015, 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   26 May 2020
361,00 362,00 -1,63%
Tuesday   19 May 2020
367,00 368,00 -0,54%
Tuesday   12 May 2020
369,00 370,00 -1,07%
Tuesday   5 May 2020
373,00 374,00 -1,58%
Tuesday   28 Apr 2020
379,00 380,00 -0,78%
Tuesday   21 Apr 2020
382,00 383,00 -3,04%
Tuesday   14 Apr 2020
394,00 395,00 -0,50%
Tuesday   7 Apr 2020
396,00 397,00 -0,50%
Tuesday   31 Mar 2020
398,00 399,00 +2,31%
Tuesday   24 Mar 2020
389,00 390,00 +4,85%
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 Italy, Milan - Monthly average price
Foreign soybeans
2005 2010 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 232 343 394 363 424 365 353 380 +3,45% +7,51%
February 232 332 397 349 427 370 347 376 -1,05% +8,21%
March 245 333 406 347 412 380 343 382 +1,76% +11,32%
April 241 345 393 370 396 390 342 388 +1,61% +13,69%
May 243 365 383 401 392 387 333 368 -5,22% +10,59%
June 257 370 380 416 374 365 351
July 256 363 393 401 385 353 348
August 250 380 382 376 363 357 345
September 244 382 362 365 364 337 347
October 240 377 359 372 375 346 360
November 243 381 369 402 381 351 362
December 248 407 361 420 377 355 367
Jan - May 239 343 395 367 410 378 343 379
Change (1) -9,80% +43,68% +15,22% -7,02% +11,60% -7,79% -9,19% +10,32%
Jan - Dec 244 364 381 382 390 363 350
Change (1) -3,17% +48,94% +4,83% +0,07% +2,11% -6,81% -3,73%
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 2005, 2010, 2015, 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   26 May 2020
382,00 400,00 0,00%
Tuesday   19 May 2020
382,00 400,00 -0,26%
Tuesday   12 May 2020
382,00 402,00 -0,76%
Tuesday   5 May 2020
385,00 405,00 0,00%
Tuesday   28 Apr 2020
385,00 405,00 -1,25%
Tuesday   21 Apr 2020
390,00 410,00 -0,99%
Tuesday   14 Apr 2020
395,00 413,00 0,00%
Tuesday   7 Apr 2020
395,00 413,00 0,00%
Tuesday   31 Mar 2020
395,00 413,00 0,00%
Tuesday   24 Mar 2020
395,00 413,00 0,00%
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 Italy, Milan - Monthly average price
Linseed cake
2005 2010 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 290 368 395 381 385 371 383 422 +2,07% +10,08%
February 290 364 396 378 390 372 384 419 -0,62% +9,18%
March 286 364 397 377 384 371 381 405 -3,30% +6,51%
April 285 363 384 371 383 371 381 401 -1,15% +5,18%
May 282 359 373 366 374 376 383 392 -2,12% +2,38%
June 277 366 369 365 365 374 385
July 274 397 385 354 362 373 397
August 273 406 406 353 365 375 396
September 272 417 408 358 369 378 396
October 270 432 404 364 370 378 396
November 289 443 399 381 370 378 396
December 300 452 392 388 370 381 413
Jan - May 287 364 389 374 383 372 382 408
Change (1) +22,49% +26,81% +6,97% -3,74% +2,21% -2,77% +2,77% +6,66%
Jan - Dec 282 393 392 370 374 375 390
Change (1) +19,25% +39,15% -0,19% -5,68% +1,12% +0,19% +4,22%
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 2005, 2010, 2015, 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   26 May 2020
341,00 344,00 -0,87%
Tuesday   19 May 2020
344,00 347,00 -3,89%
Tuesday   12 May 2020
358,00 361,00 -1,37%
Tuesday   5 May 2020
363,00 366,00 -3,44%
Tuesday   28 Apr 2020
376,00 379,00 -2,08%
Tuesday   21 Apr 2020
384,00 387,00 -3,26%
Tuesday   14 Apr 2020
397,00 400,00 -4,78%
Tuesday   7 Apr 2020
417,00 420,00 -8,12%
Tuesday   31 Mar 2020
454,00 457,00 +1,79%
Tuesday   24 Mar 2020
446,00 449,00 +21,11%
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 Italy, Milan - Monthly average price
Italian soybean meal
2005 2010 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 212 337 414 333 387 346 349 358 +3,25% +2,43%
February 210 327 418 329 388 386 339 361 +0,77% +6,50%
March 222 323 418 325 369 406 336 399 +10,60% +18,57%
April 227 327 410 340 355 431 338 395 -0,93% +17,04%
May 232 336 381 405 346 451 332 353 -10,63% +6,25%
June 250 337 376 435 334 391 352
July 253 328 401 415 339 371 335
August 239 343 382 373 318 362 328
September 224 347 369 355 319 349 328
October 219 338 364 357 329 358 333
November 220 357 359 374 327 355 336
December 231 376 342 375 343 355 347
Jan - May 220 330 408 348 369 404 339 374
Change (1) -3,00% +49,50% +23,86% -14,81% +6,01% +9,55% -16,14% +10,49%
Jan - Dec 228 339 386 367 346 381 338
Change (1) -5,11% +48,56% +13,90% -4,82% -5,73% +9,94% -11,27%
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 2005, 2010, 2015, 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   26 May 2020
339,00 342,00 -0,87%
Tuesday   19 May 2020
342,00 345,00 -3,92%
Tuesday   12 May 2020
356,00 359,00 -1,92%
Tuesday   5 May 2020
363,00 366,00 -3,44%
Tuesday   28 Apr 2020
376,00 379,00 -2,08%
Tuesday   21 Apr 2020
384,00 387,00 -2,77%
Tuesday   14 Apr 2020
395,00 398,00 -4,80%
Tuesday   7 Apr 2020
415,00 418,00 -8,16%
Tuesday   31 Mar 2020
452,00 455,00 +2,25%
Tuesday   24 Mar 2020
442,00 445,00 +21,34%
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 Italy, Milan - Monthly average price
Foreign soybean meal
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 415 333 387 346 347 354 +3,28% +1,87%
February 418 329 388 386 337 357 +0,78% +5,94%
March 418 325 369 406 334 395 +10,83% +18,20%
April 411 340 355 431 336 394 -0,28% +17,44%
May 381 405 346 451 330 352 -10,79% +6,43%
June 376 435 334 391 350
July 401 415 339 371 333
August 383 373 318 362 326
September 369 355 319 349 326
October 364 357 329 359 331
November 360 375 327 355 333
December 342 375 343 353 343
Jan - May 409 348 369 404 337 371
Change (1) - -14,92% +6,01% +9,55% -16,64% +10,30%
Jan - Dec 386 367 346 380 335
Change (1) - -4,90% -5,76% +9,79% -11,80%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
1) change from the same period of previous year
  = 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   26 May 2020
346,00 356,00 -0,85%
Tuesday   19 May 2020
349,00 359,00 -3,80%
Tuesday   12 May 2020
363,00 373,00 -1,34%
Tuesday   5 May 2020
368,00 378,00 -3,37%
Tuesday   28 Apr 2020
381,00 391,00 -2,03%
Tuesday   21 Apr 2020
389,00 399,00 -3,90%
Tuesday   14 Apr 2020
405,00 415,00 -12,21%
Tuesday   7 Apr 2020
462,00 472,00 0,00%
Tuesday   31 Mar 2020
462,00 472,00 +1,74%
Tuesday   24 Mar 2020
454,00 464,00 +20,47%
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 Italy, Milan - Monthly average price
Italian decorticated soybean meal
2010 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 354 422 346 402 359 362 369 +3,62% +1,93%
February 343 426 342 403 402 350 372 +0,74% +6,44%
March 334 426 338 384 421 348 410 +10,27% +17,79%
April 339 418 353 370 447 350 414 +0,99% +18,53%
May 347 389 420 361 465 344 362 -12,73% +5,01%
June 349 384 450 349 405 364
July 336 409 430 354 385 346
August 351 390 387 333 376 340
September 357 377 370 334 363 340
October 348 372 371 340 364 344
November 367 372 388 336 356 346
December 386 356 390 353 369 356
Jan - May 343 416 362 384 419 351 387
Change (1) - +21,46% -13,10% +6,02% +9,20% -16,26% +10,25%
Jan - Dec 350 395 382 360 393 349
Change (1) - +12,75% -3,29% -5,72% +9,06% -11,11%
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 2015, 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   26 May 2020
344,00 352,00 -0,85%
Tuesday   19 May 2020
347,00 355,00 -3,84%
Tuesday   12 May 2020
361,00 369,00 -1,88%
Tuesday   5 May 2020
368,00 376,00 -3,38%
Tuesday   28 Apr 2020
381,00 389,00 -2,04%
Tuesday   21 Apr 2020
389,00 397,00 -3,91%
Tuesday   14 Apr 2020
405,00 413,00 -12,23%
Tuesday   7 Apr 2020
462,00 470,00 0,00%
Tuesday   31 Mar 2020
462,00 470,00 +1,75%
Tuesday   24 Mar 2020
454,00 462,00 +20,53%
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 Italy, Milan - Monthly average price
Foreign decorticated soybean meal
2010 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 354 423 344 400 359 359 366 +3,66% +1,95%
February 344 426 340 401 402 348 369 +0,75% +6,19%
March 335 426 336 382 421 345 408 +10,68% +18,55%
April 340 419 351 368 447 346 413 +1,19% +19,61%
May 347 389 418 359 465 340 359 -13,13% +5,51%
June 350 384 448 347 405 360
July 337 409 428 352 385 343
August 352 391 385 331 376 338
September 357 377 368 332 363 338
October 348 372 369 338 364 342
November 367 371 386 334 356 343
December 386 354 388 351 367 353
Jan - May 343 417 360 382 419 347 384
Change (1) - +21,34% -13,68% +6,05% +9,78% -17,07% +10,67%
Jan - Dec 351 395 380 358 392 346
Change (1) - +12,63% -3,84% -5,75% +9,64% -11,81%
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 2015, 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   26 May 2020
193,00 200,00 0,00%
Tuesday   19 May 2020
193,00 200,00 -1,26%
Tuesday   12 May 2020
195,00 203,00 -0,50%
Tuesday   5 May 2020
196,00 204,00 -0,99%
Tuesday   28 Apr 2020
198,00 206,00 -0,74%
Tuesday   21 Apr 2020
198,00 209,00 0,00%
Tuesday   14 Apr 2020
198,00 209,00 -0,97%
Tuesday   7 Apr 2020
200,00 211,00 0,00%
Tuesday   31 Mar 2020
200,00 211,00 +1,48%
Tuesday   24 Mar 2020
197,00 208,00 +9,16%
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 Italy, Milan - Monthly average price
Sunflower wholemeal
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 187 186 170 144 189 184 +4,56% -2,65%
February 191 184 170 159 203 224 +21,93% +10,14%
March 201 182 170 170 196 193 -13,79% -1,33%
April 207 190 170 186 198 204 +5,56% +2,79%
May 216 223 175 188 207 198 -2,76% -4,41%
June 219 251 169 195 208
July 224 231 154 195 205
August 222 193 149 187 202
September 178 174 139 179 190
October 181 170 136 174 175
November 190 171 135 183 175
December 186 173 141 187 176
Jan - May 201 194 171 169 199 200
Change (1) - -3,69% -11,65% -1,08% +17,42% +0,58%
Jan - Dec 199 195 157 179 193
Change (1) - -2,22% -19,56% +14,07% +8,33%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
1) change from the same period of previous year
  = min price
= max price
Survey date
Food for livestock - Oilseeds and by-products -
Decorticated sunflower meal
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   26 May 2020
246,00 249,00 +2,06%
Tuesday   19 May 2020
241,00 244,00 -1,62%
Tuesday   12 May 2020
245,00 248,00 -0,80%
Tuesday   5 May 2020
247,00 250,00 -1,19%
Tuesday   28 Apr 2020
250,00 253,00 -1,18%
Tuesday   21 Apr 2020
253,00 256,00 -1,93%
Tuesday   14 Apr 2020
258,00 261,00 -0,38%
Tuesday   7 Apr 2020
259,00 262,00 +1,56%
Tuesday   31 Mar 2020
255,00 258,00 +1,99%
Tuesday   24 Mar 2020
250,00 253,00 +8,41%
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 Italy, Milan - Monthly average price
Decorticated sunflower meal
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 270 230 217 202 240 242 +3,73% +0,89%
February 268 222 221 220 243 239 -1,40% -1,95%
March 260 218 219 230 233 241 +0,88% +3,26%
April 261 230 212 237 235 257 +6,61% +9,24%
May 281 260 209 252 243 246 -4,00% +1,44%
June 280 280 205 244 252
July 291 258 203 254 246
August 286 239 200 265 239
September 291 233 198 256 234
October 270 228 195 271 235
November 261 228 194 263 225
December 241 222 199 244 233
Jan - May 267 233 215 228 239 245
Change (1) - -12,90% -7,43% +5,86% +4,63% +2,53%
Jan - Dec 271 238 206 245 238
Change (1) - -12,32% -13,33% +18,78% -2,61%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
1) change from the same period of previous year
  = min price
= max price
Survey date
Food for livestock - Oilseeds and by-products -
Rapeseed meal
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   26 May 2020
280,00 284,00 -1,05%
Tuesday   19 May 2020
283,00 287,00 -1,21%
Tuesday   12 May 2020
288,00 289,00 0,00%
Tuesday   5 May 2020
288,00 289,00 0,00%
Tuesday   28 Apr 2020
288,00 289,00 0,00%
Tuesday   21 Apr 2020
288,00 289,00 +1,05%
Tuesday   14 Apr 2020
285,00 286,00 +0,35%
Tuesday   7 Apr 2020
284,00 285,00 +1,79%
Tuesday   31 Mar 2020
279,00 280,00 +1,82%
Tuesday   24 Mar 2020
274,00 275,00 +1,86%
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 Italy, Milan - Monthly average price
Rapeseed meal
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 273 252 251 228 278 263 +7,32% -5,32%
February 278 241 257 244 291 267 +1,43% -8,34%
March 281 237 269 260 282 271 +1,80% -3,79%
April 284 255 272 284 277 287 +5,69% +3,63%
May 288 272 271 302 278 286 -0,26% +3,06%
June 292 274 272 286 271
July 283 249 243 258 249
August 273 235 237 272 243
September 268 232 231 278 236
October 268 234 229 273 235
November 269 244 222 271 236
December 254 251 222 269 245
Jan - May 281 252 264 264 281 275
Change (1) - -10,43% +4,83% -0,11% +6,52% -2,21%
Jan - Dec 276 248 248 268 261
Change (1) - -9,98% -0,04% +8,09% -2,91%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
1) change from the same period of previous year
  = 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.
Data taken from page Feed composition analysis visit the page »
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UK trade data for the period Jan - Mar 2020 are provisional