§ 63. Sir R. Robinson
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what steps are being taken to encourage the production of animal feeding stuffs in the West Indies.
§ Mr. Lennox-Boyd
The following is a list of developments which have taken place since my reply to my hon. Friend on 27th January, 1954:
The Government Marketing Division has expanded the operations of the processing factory for animal feeds.98W
The manufacture of feedingstuffs with the maximum use of local ingredients has been expanded. A new factory is producing dried grass.
Corn production for use in local mixed feed is being stimulated by the offer of guaranteed prices.
A factory for the production of cotton seed oil and cake is nearing completion.
The establishment of a coconut products factory is encouraging the full use of residual copra meal as animal feedstuff.
Plans for the long term expansion of maize and pulp production are under consideration.