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Research shows enzymes improve energy release for broilers

A study shows broilers fed a diet with a reduction in apparent metabolizable energy, N- corrected, and supplemented with amylase and xylanase, in the starter phase, had improved performance. ...

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Novus assessing link between maternal nutrition and gene expression in the chick

On-going Novus gut health research in poultry includes a focus on breeder feed and trace mineral load, says researcher director. 

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What is needed to reduce the inflammation of the gut in birds?

Find out during our online webinar next week where we discuss ways to boost the intestinal health of poultry, a critical aspect of welfare and productivity. 

Study shows limitations of prolonged high feed intake in heifers

Reduced feed intake may boost heifer ovulatory response and embryo production, say researchers.

60 Second Interview: Ruminant nutrition focus and expansion

In an ongoing series taking a closer look a feed industry careers, we caught up with Sabrina Zettell, nutrition and technical service manager at Canadian Bio-Systems.

US sees introduction of seaweed-based ingredient aimed at boosting gut health in pigs

A feed ingredient product made of blended types of seaweed may offer an immunity boost to swine raised without antibiotics. 

Alltech looks to give leg up to innovators

Aqua feed delivery innovator, eFishery, is one of 10 start-up companies chosen to take part in a mentorship program run by Alltech and Irish start-up hub, Dogpatch Labs.

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Soy protein may have role to play in antibiotic-free poultry production

Antibiotic-free poultry diets may see a boost from enzymatically treated soybean meal in starter feed, says Hamlet Protein.

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Enzyme, phytase combo supports poultry production with less phosphorus: study

Phosphorus reduction and mode-of-action research is one part of an ongoing expansion effort for Canadian Bio-Systems, says technical director.

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What role could in-feed phytogenics play in US consumer food choice?

Plant-based feed additives have a high approval level among younger US consumers, reports phytogenics producer, Delacon.

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Cargill field testing changes in nutrition and farm management to improve gut microflora in birds

Cargill is focused on quality control of ingredients, mycotoxin management, precision feeding and the factors that influence the microflora of the bird

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ebeam me up: feed ingredients get the Star Trek treatment

ebeam Technologies is looking to change how the biological burden in feed crops can be managed starting at harvest. 

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Nor-Feed looks to US with antibiotic alternatives

Nor-Feed plans to bring plant-based, antibiotic alternatives to the US market, says company CEO. 

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Chinese feed industry getting 'more sophisticated'

The feed industry in China is seeing heightened feed safety regulation, greater industry integration and innovation.

Reports from IPPE 2017

Can spray-dried plasma boost gut health in young poultry?

Spray dried plasma may help improve feed efficiency, gut health and calm immune response for young birds, says expert. 

EO use helps boost survival in farmed catfish facing disease challenge

Additive essential oils can boost farmed catfish survival in the face of a challenge from Aeromonas hydrophila, say researchers.

Reviewers weigh up the successes and pitfalls of nano feed in poultry

Delivering essential nutrients using nanoparticles shows promise for poultry health and growth, finds new research from Australia.

Danube GM free soy use case for ‘Internet of Things’ technology

This year sees the start of a four-year project co-funded by the EU to advance the implementation of ‘Internet of Things’ technologies to reduce waste and improve efficiency in the...

Live! IPPE 2017 Day 3

Attendance was up for the 2017 International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE), say event organizers.

What does a coughing pig reveal?

Is precision livestock farming (PLF) still a utopian dream or does agribusiness see such tools as potentially transformative?

Live! IPPE 2017 Day 2

From poultry feed and production in China, to help meeting new US feed safety regulation, IPPE covers a wide range of topics for the feed industry.

Live! IPPE 2017

This year’s International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) Is set to combine more than 1,200 exhibitors and 30,000 visitors, said event organizers.

Special Edition: Ruminant Nutrition

Dairy calf diets: what is the impact of nutrition on gene expression, what type of fatty acids should be used?

Feeding a starter feed high in fat may help to attenuate the slump in growth at weaning in calves raised on intensive feeding programs, says an IRTA researcher.

Bacteriophages: an alternative to antibiotics for fish farms?

An EU-funded project led by the Spanish marine environment and food technology center AZTI is close to determining whether bacteriophages could be a viable alternative to antibiotics for destroying pathogens...

Will US farmers be feeding their animals pot anytime soon?

As more states in the US legalize the use of cannabis and cannabis products for recreational use, there has been some discussion about its potential benefits as a feed ingredient.

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