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CPF looks to reduce fishmeal levels in shrimp feed

Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand Foods PLC (CPF) has pledged to reduce the fishmeal ratio in its aquaculture feed production to 5% in the next three years.

Xylanase product can boost body weight and feed to gain ratio in carp: EFSA

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) finds a poultry and pig feed additive can improve the performance of carps.

What environmental or dietary factors play a role in modifying amino acid requirements in farmed tilapia?

And why is there is little data on the recommended levels of amino acids in adult tilapia? We ask Evonik to explain…

Special Edition: Sustainable Sourcing

IFFO RS looks to make new fishmeal and fish oil sourcing standard fit for purpose

The aim of the revised IFFO RS, version 2.0, launched today, is to ensure the relevancy and credibility of the marine raw material standard, which, up to now, has mainly...

BASF finds replacement for ethoxyquin in vitamin product

German company, BASF, has released a vitamin A formulation that includes an alternative to ethoxyquin for use in livestock and fish feed.

Sorghum could substitute cassava as starch source for feeding Pangasius in Vietnam

Sorghum may offer a replacement feed ingredient for Pangasius aquafeeds currently using cassava, says the US Grains Council.

US: SouthFresh Aquaculture earns first BAP certification for catfish feed production

SouthFresh Aquaculture’s feed mill has become the first feed mill in the southeastern US, and the second in the country to earn a BAP certification, says company VP.  

USDA: New barley strains with bioavailable phosphorus targeted at feed sector

New low-phytate barley varieties offer feed ingredient alternative for monogastrics, say geneticists.

Supplemental microalgae in shrimp feed may offer improved survival in disease challenges

Microalgae supplementation may improve farmed shrimp survival rates in the face of a bacterial challenge, say researchers.

Whisky thrash to fish feed treasure

An Edinburgh University graduate is looking to develop large-scale, low-cost microalgae production using whisky co-products. 

Skretting to scale up its shrimp feed production in Ecuador

Skretting, part of Nutreco, has reported that plans are underway to construct a new shrimp feed production plant in Ecuador.

What factors play a role in analyzing forage fish fishing regulation?

The interaction of predators, fishing and forage fish is more complicated than previously thought and that several factors must be considered, says researcher.

Edible antivirals: Innovative feed promise amid Australia’s white spot outbreak?

Feed manufacturers and scientists must join forces in tackling Australia’s devastating white spot outbreak in prawns and edible antivirals could just be the answer, says an R&D expert. ...

Australian firm files patent for high-protein native shrub feed

Wilson Pastoral has developed a solid feed using saltbush and bluebush that it claims is a sustainable and economical alternative to current feeds.

Insects are a promising alternative source of proteins: FEFAC

The inclusion of insect meal could further contribute to the sustainable development of EU aquaculture, in the long term, says the EU compound feed manufacturing trade group, FEFAC.

Increasing dietary carbohydrates may support fish growth with less dietary protein

Farmed juvenile tambaqui diets can swap some protein for carbohydrates and maintain fish growth, production performance, say researchers.

US-based fats and proteins foundation offers $250,000 in research funding

A feed ingredient research project is among seven proposals funded by the Fats and Proteins Research Foundation.

It is not about securing the best price per kilo of feed: R&D expert on formulating catfish and tilapia feeds for African market

As Aller Aqua’s feed factory in Zambia is due to open in August, the company discusses formulating feed for African fish farming; it says the use of higher quality feed...

Benchmark investing in probiotic technology, next generation larval diets

Aquaculture focused biotech company, Benchmark Holdings PLC, is showing strong organic growth, and investing, on the nutrition side, in probiotic technology, and replacement diets for juvenile shrimp production. 

US researchers recycle poultry by-product as stress-relieving salmon feed additive

A by-product of poultry production offers promise as a stress-mitigating ingredient for farmed Atlantic salmon, says researcher.

Seafood Watch calls farmed salmon certified by ASC a ‘good alternative’

Data collection and feed sourcing were among the criteria considered by Seafood Watch in an evaluation of ASC’s farmed salmon standards.

Nebraska site picked for Evonik, Royal DSM omega-3 joint venture

Evonik and DSM have selected a site in Blair, Nebraska to construct a $200m production facility for omega-3 generating algae.

Alltech looks to China for new production facility site, aquaculture research

Alltech has signed an understanding with a Chinese conglomerate after a delegation visit to pursue aquaculture research, says VP.

News in brief

Hike in animal feed exports from Scotland

Scotland reported an increase in its exports of animal feed in the first three months of 2017 compared to Q1 2016.

No borders in the ocean: Feed and seafood trade look to get their ‘sustainability’ act together

The companies involved in Seafood Business for Ocean Stewardship (SeaBOS), a project aiming to lead a global transformation towards sustainable seafood production, recently released a statement outlining concrete goals for...

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