coypu

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coypu

a large chestnut brown, 14 inch long and 15 lb in weight, aquatic rodent which is farmed extensively for its fur. It is herbivorous, diurnal and very fertile. As a wild animal in countries where it has escaped, it has become a pest. Called also nutria, Myocastor coypus, swamp beaver.
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Nutrea Nutrition Animale currently employs 490 people and has a yearly production capacity of approximately 1.
This transaction is in addition to the recent developments whereby Coopagri Bretagne and Terrena will acquire Nutrea, another Unicopa animal nutrition asset.
In June, Unicopa's agreed to sell its other feed division, Nutrea, to Coopagri and Terrena.