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High quality selenized yeast in animal feed to improve nutrition

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The journey towards a more resilient selenized yeast

The production of high quality selenized yeast requires various factors, from specific strain selection to strict quality control. The team at Lallemand explain the processes involved.

Trace minerals pave the path to stronger footpads in poultry

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The path to stronger footpads

Broilers grow in a highly controlled environment but, even with every consideration made, maintaining footpad integrity can be a challenge. Are trace minerals the answer?

Not all tributyrins are equal

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Not all tributyrins are equal

The benefits of including a tributyrin product in feed formulations is widely accepted, but not all tributyrin products, or their suppliers, are the same. Here are seven key factors to consider before making your next tributyrin purchase.

Reducing nitrogen emissions in animal husbandry with amino-acid enriched feed

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Reducing nitrogen emissions in animal husbandry with amino-acid enriched feed

Mankind’s growing hunger for meat and dairy disrupts natural environmental cycles in various ways. According to the Planetary Boundaries model proposed by environmental researchers, humans have been changing the nitrogen cycle to a degree that could trigger...

Feeding impacts shell quality, bird quality

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Feeding impacts shell quality, bird quality

The modern hen is very different from its predecessors but what are the slight adjustments that can make a difference for the layer/breeder, egg and chick?

Increased sensitivity central to successful soybean processing

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Increased sensitivity central to successful soybean processing

The production of soybean meal requires several processes including the application of a range of grinding, pressures and temperatures to extract the required oils, remove anti-nutrients (e.g. trypsin inhibitors) and increase digestibility. This can impact...

NIRS application for pork producers to deliver energy costs

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NIRS application for pork producers to deliver energy costs


It is widely recognised that raw material nutrient content varies between seasons, growing regions and even individual batches from the same source. However, the true extent of this variability and its potential economic impact remain much less...

Zero zinc oxide: holistic approaches to manage piglet gut health challenges

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Zero zinc oxide: holistic approaches to manage piglet gut health challenges

In recent decades, high levels of zinc oxide have been added to the post-weaning piglet’s diet to help manage gut disorders and performance losses. It is well accepted that including 2,000 to 3,000ppm of zinc oxide in the diet during the two weeks post-weaning...

Improving ruminant proteins efficiency with plant bioactive molecules

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Improving ruminant proteins efficiency with plant bioactive molecules

Animal production has undergone a consistent intensification process in recent decades, replacing pastures for grains, silage, and supplements at different levels. This process also forced a better use of pastures, leading to the growth of intensive confinement...

Putting feed intelligence into practice with raw materials

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Putting feed intelligence into practice with raw materials

Precision nutrition in animal nutrition is as important as ever for producers as they look to cope with high feed costs and remain competitive. With feed accounting for up to three quarters of animal production costs, rapid rises in cereal crop prices...

Nutritional strategies for poultry gut health in antibiotic-free production

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Nutritional strategies for poultry gut health in antibiotic-free production

A healthy chicken gut is essential for optimum digestibility, maximum nutrient absorption, immunity development and disease resistance. Disruption of gut integrity and imbalance of gut microbiota may have negative effects on feed conversion, productivity...