All news articles for March 2019

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Reports from VIV Asia

Biomin brings probiotics to hatchlings by giving them a gel shower

By Richard Whitehead

Biomin has added to its range of water-soluble probiotic gel drops that protect chicks in their first days and stimulates feeding behavior. Earliest-stage nutrition promises healthier chicks and reduced mortality, says the supplier.

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Cargill Q3 sees net income rise, challenges from ASF, market uncertainty

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

African swine fever hampered animal feed sales and soy crush operations, and trade disruptions and uncertainty created challenges across the company even as cost-cutting measures boosted quarterly net earnings, according to Cargill’s third-quarter results.

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Reports from VIV Asia

Biomin reveals new water-soluble application for mycotoxin mitigation enzyme

By Richard Whitehead

Bangkok provided the launchpad earlier this month for a new application of Biomin’s Fumzyme that will initially target aquaculture feed producers in Asia. The Asian region was chosen for the launch of Fumzyme Sol because of its high prevalence of fumonisins,...

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California is feed deficient state due to flooding

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Flooding and flood-related damage across parts of the Midwest continues to bring supply challenges and changes to livestock and feed producers both in the region and across the country.

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Forest 500: Companies told to disclose names of soy suppliers

By Jane Byrne

Nestlé has come out top in relation to soy in the latest Forest 500 report that rates food manufacturer, trader, retailer, food service and financial institutions’ efforts to tackle commodity led deforestation in all sourcing regions.