Both industry and academia have been actively involved in research around gut health, exploring how the full gamut of additives from essential oils, to pre and probiotics to plant extracts address the microbial population in the animal's gut in an effort to end the livestock sector’s reliance on antibiotics.
A prebiotic used in infant formula could have benefits for animal gut health, says a UK group behind the functional ingredient.
US researchers are evaluating the impact of integrating hydroponic feeds, such as sprouted barley, into the diets of dairy heifers and lactating cows.
ADM Animal Nutrition says it is investing in R&D to strengthen the use of its well-established whole cell yeast product, Citristim, in aquaculture, while it continues to shore up its...
Italian company Prosol launched two yeast products aimed at supporting the immune system of piglets, sows and fish at EuroTier 2016.
A new type of nutrient supply model, in ball form, is said to improve feed intake and pre-weaning weight gain in piglets, as well as supporting healthy gut development.
BioMar is to acquire 30% of a feed research center in Chile, in a move the Danish fish feed company says will allow it to focus on the development on...
Novozymes says the acquisition of Organobalance will enable it to strengthen its animal feed R&D competencies, particularly in the field of probiotics.
No additional copper supplementation is needed for Nile tilapia raised in heat stress conditions, say researchers.
Additive N-acetylcysteine may boost growth performance and gut function in broilers faced with heat stress, say researchers.
Beta-mannanase may not boost digestibility of soybean meal in poultry diets, say researchers.
What is the current strategy of Cargill Animal Nutrition (CAN) in terms of boosting animal immune development, disease resistance and performance?
Calf gut health research needs to be part of a larger understanding of calf development, not an isolated study, as it can have lasting influence, say calf researchers.
Recent research insights have helped reveal some of the cell biological mechanisms that are likely behind the beneficial effect of additives such as butyrate products, botanicals and yeast cell walls...
In the past few years there has been a growing interest in understanding and researching animal intestinal health but more work is needed to improve milk replacer, reduce reliance on...
Examining the microbiome of farmed sablefish may offer keys to improving the use of alternative feeds, says US researcher.
A US research team is aiming to better understand the functionality of feed ingredient alternatives to antibiotics for greater response control.
Piglets getting supplemental immunoglobulin (IgY) protected by hydrogels and carbon nanotubes saw improved gut health and reactions when facing a disease challenge, said a group of researchers from Argentina.
On the back of a trial in weaner and fattening pigs in the US, Ireland based Ocean Harvest Technology is confident of that market opening up for its seaweed derived...
Later weaning could benefit piglet immunity and gut development, say researchers.
Adding enzymes to diets including DDGS improves nutrient absorption and promotes gut health in swine, say researchers.
Yeast feed supplement boosts gut health, immune system and growth in rainbow trout, researchers say.
The fundamentals of the animal health and nutrition space are “very attractive” despite a few bumps on the road, says Danish probiotic maker.
Researchers in Alabama are examining phytase as a feed additive to break a disease cycle and improve catfish health and production.
Adding supplemental seaweed to farmed fish diets could boost immune functioning and antioxidant responses.
Use of supplemental dietary protease may lead to better growth, nutrient digestibility and less stressed pigs.