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Special Edition: Feed Sustainability

ForFarmers seeks next generation ideas on circular farming

By Jane Byrne

Twelve Netherlands-based students are working for ForFarmers on a sustainability case in relation to circular farming over the next few weeks as part of a Dutch initiative called the Sustainable Business Challenge.

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Impact of lowering the protein content in feed for broilers

By Jane Byrne

A broiler study showed that a 22–23 g/kg reduction in the crude protein (CP) content of grower and finisher diets, with adequate supplementation of essential amino acids, did not result in adverse effects on growth performance and slaughter yields.

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Special edition: lowering feed's carbon footprint

Feed goes green

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

In recent months, several companies have been highlighting efforts to reduce the carbon footprint generated by their feed production, while others have talked about ways to reduce the methane produced by cows.