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Californian research yields cattle feed from rice straw

Researchers at the University of California (UC) Cooperative Extension have been working on converting rice straw into cattle feed, providing a potential solution for livestock producers confronted with feed shortages as a result of California’s crippling drought.

Rice growers in California are producing 'strawlage' from rice straw

Raisioagro results: Benemilk and Russian fish feed exports save the day

Raisioagro, the feed and grain division of Finnish agri-food firm Raisio, has booked significant losses and a decline in net sales for the first half of 2014.

Scottish feed firm fined £240,000 after driver crushed to death

A Scottish animal feed firm has been fined £240,000 after a lorry driver was crushed to death when a two-tonne, fully loaded grain bin fell onto him from a forklift truck.

New weaning product promises immunity and intestinal health benefits

Brazilian firm Biorigin has launched a new prebiotic and protein additive claimed to bring nutrition, intestinal health and immunity benefits to weaning piglets and calves.

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Rain damage drives EU wheat onto feed market

Rain damage drives EU wheat onto feed market

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has raised its forecast for projected EU feed wheat supplies for...

Sourcing GM-free soya protein a struggle for New Zealand’s poultry feed industry

Sourcing GM-free soya protein a struggle for New Zealand’s poultry feed industry

It is becoming increasingly difficult for producers of poultry feed in New Zealand to guarantee a reliable...

Insect meals replace 100% conventional protein source animal feeds

Insect meals could replace up to 100% of conventional protein source in animal feeds, say researchers

Insect meals could potentially replace between 25 and 100% of the soymeal or fishmeal in animal feeds,...

Definitive system for measuring environmental footprint

Definitive system for measuring environmental footprint nears completion

More feed producers throughout the US and internationally are expected to start measuring their environmental performance, with...

JBS United: porcine feed ingredients vecto PEDv

JBS United: we don’t believe porcine feed ingredients are a vector for PEDv

Despite having joined forces with fellow US feed giant DeKalb Feeds to offer non-porcine swine feed, JBS...