The feed industry is increasingly seen has having a part to play in ensuring the responsible use of in feed antimicrobials in livestock production. Policymakers are urging feed producers, farmers, vets and regulators to work together to determine the best husbandry and hygiene practices and viable alternatives, to reduce the use of antibiotics in farmed animals.
Ireland based start-up, MicroSynbiotiX, is the winner of the final of the Nutreco Feed Tech Challenge event.
Tyson Foods is set to switch its retail line of company-branded chicken products to birds raised without any antibiotics.
Multi-drug resistance in Salmonella bacteria is high across the EU but resistance to critically important antimicrobials used to treat severe human cases of Salmonella infection remains low, finds a report by two EU agencies....
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Antibiotic-free poultry diets may see a boost from enzymatically treated soybean meal in starter feed, says Hamlet Protein.
Plant-based feed additives have a high approval level among younger US consumers, reports phytogenics producer, Delacon.
Cargill is focused on quality control of ingredients, mycotoxin management, precision feeding and the factors that influence the microflora of the bird
Nor-Feed plans to bring plant-based, antibiotic alternatives to the US market, says company CEO.
Spray dried plasma may help improve feed efficiency, gut health and calm immune response for young birds, says expert.
Additive essential oils can boost farmed catfish survival in the face of a challenge from Aeromonas hydrophila, say researchers.
Pig farmers panicking about the prospect of a ban on zinc oxide may find that water acidification presents a viable alternative, by improving performance and supporting the gut health of...
EFSA says the feeding to calves of colostrum and milk containing residues of antimicrobials that could select for antimicrobial-resistant bacteria should be avoided.
Evonik is unveiling its first in-house developed probiotic product at the IPPE trade show in Atlanta this week.
DNA-supplemented feed may offer an efficient method of mass vaccination for farmed Atlantic salmon facing disease challenges, say researchers.
Chr. Hansen is looking to expand its animal nutrition portfolio in Asia Pacific (APAC) markets.
Garlic oil may offer a way to reduce cow gas emissions when used with a high concentrate diet, say researchers.
Sales and distribution of antimicrobials continue to grow in the US, despite efforts to reduce use in animal feed and production.
Probiotic and prebiotic use may support growth, digestion and immune functioning in farmed snakehead, say researchers.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is extending the consultation period on antimicrobial use that it originally announced in September.
Evonik says it is focusing on the development of alternatives to antibiotics with probiotics as a central plank in its strategy.
The effect of nutrition on animal health is scientifically evident and communication and progress should not be blocked by regulations, argues a leading light of the feed industry.
Clove basil, ginger essential oils boost weight gain, growth, immune functioning in disease challenge tilapia, say researchers.
Animal scientists in Brazil examined the use of Brazilian red pepper essential oil in the diet of weanling pigs for growth and gut health.
A petition to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants the agency to remove approvals for antibiotic use in livestock disease prevention and growth promotion.
Disease prevention and improved functional diets are among the focuses for a new Cargill fish research center in Chile.