Increased cattle production in Brazil may raise the risk of deforestation to meet feed needs; however, increasing industry transparency and cattle tracking could alleviate some of that risk, says analyst.
In a published summary of the Zero Zinc Summit, held last month in Copenhagen in Denmark, a Danish animal nutrition consultant said there was a general agreement at the event that no single tool can replace medicinal zinc oxide.
China is seeing exceptionally high poultry prices due to the shift from pork to poultry as a result of the worsening situation with African Swine Fever (ASF), noted Rabobank it its latest poultry quarterly.
Instead of two separate events, which would not be in the interest of attendees or exhibitors, VIV and VICTAM have decided to combine their trade shows, which were both planned for Bangkok in Thailand, in the early part of 2020.
There is a vast amount of research supporting the use of many different probiotic strains at the nursery stage in pig production, but there is still great variability in the results, finds a review published in Livestock Science.
Two days into Victam International 2019 in Cologne, the evident trend on the show floor was the domination of aqua feed and pet food processing innovation, with feed machinery manufacturers citing growth and higher margins in both sectors as the rationale...
We track recent hires and promotions in both the compound feed and additives sectors, the EU Commission's hunt for new faces for the EFSA management board and FEFAC's recognition of work done on feed safety by a US industry expert.
The outbreak of African Swine Fever in Asia may bring both challenges and opportunities to US feed producers as export demand dwindles initially and livestock producers seek to fill animal protein demands, says analyst.