Early nutritional programming via the maternal diet could be the key to the development and growth of piglets, whereas there is no benefit to supplementing post-weaned piglet diets with feed additives, say researchers.
Norwegian scientists make the “unexpected” discovery that the addition of a fish bone mineral hydrolysate to salmon feed can increase pink flesh pigmentation, producing fish that is potentially more attractive to consumers.
A 10-year assessment of US soybean production highlights the role of trade and points to continuing low prices and a reduction in planted acres as consequences stemming from China’s ongoing tariffs on the feed ingredient, says analyst.
Summer has not been a quiet season for many companies and organizations in the animal feed and agricultural industries. Several have seen the arrival of new faces, while a few others have said farewell to longtime employees.
High protein soybean meal for aquaculture could soon be a commercially reality, as US biotech company Amfora embarks on a program to apply its patented gene editing technology to develop crops with an enhanced protein content.