Allowing piglets to reach a desired body weight before introducing a new diet could improve their performance, according to work done at the Northern Ireland based Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI).
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), earlier this month, announced that it reached a US$40,294 settlement with agribusiness giant, Cargill Inc, regarding its Vermont facility that produces animal feed.
Today sees the EU Commission adopt the decision to amend the feed ban regulation, allowing the use of processed animal proteins (PAPs) and insects to feed non-ruminant farmed animals such as pigs and poultry.
The University of Illinois says its new $20m Feed Technology Center with state-of-the-art processing and NIR technology will “move the entire industry forward” in terms of feed technology and animal nutrition.
Next generation sequencing combined with functional metagenomic analysis and genetic engineering have the potential to expedite the development of enzymes for the control of mycotoxins at a feed level, says academic.