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Broiler industry told to rethink pelleted feeds

Reports from VICTAM 2019, in Cologne

Broiler industry told to consider low nutrient density pelleted feeds

By Jane Byrne

Despite the remarkable progress made in poultry nutrition over recent decades, a researcher claims the broiler industry, by increasing the dietary nutrient densities in order to lower FCR, has progressively disregarded the original goals of pelleting.

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Reports from VICTAM 2019, in Cologne

Interest increasing in enzymatic and microbial fermentation

By Jane Byrne

Fermentation of plant-derived proteins can enhance food safety, improve protein digestibility and beneficially affect the intestinal microbiota and animal health, says Jürgen Zentek, professor at the Institute of Animal Nutrition, the Free University...

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Dispatches from One: The Alltech Idea's Conference

'Intangible benefits to be found in new dairy farming technology'

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Tracking feed intake, herd nutritional health and milk composition are a few of the areas addressed by new technologies developed for the dairy industry, but wide-spread adoption still faces some hurdles.

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Coceral sees significant increase in EU grain production for 2019

By Jane Byrne

In its first forecast for the 2019 crop, Coceral, the trade group representing the representing EU trade in cereals, rice, feedstuffs, oilseeds, olive oil, oils and fats and agrosupply, projects the EU total grain crop at 298.5 million tons.

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Reports from IPPE

AFIA: Good biosecurity essential for tackling ASF

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

AFIA works to address foreign animal disease concerns, promote a safe feed supply and prompt open communication about risk with biosecurity guidance development, says director.