Single cell protein (SCP) innovator, Deep Branch, has been awarded €2.5m (US$2.93m) from an accelerator fund to help shift it towards industrial scale production and get volumes of its protein feed, Proton, out for testing purposes.
Preliminary data from a trial evaluating a Locus Fermentation Solutions’ microbe in cattle at UC Davis showed significant reduction in methane emissions in cows, without sacrificing animal health or performance.
In detecting Salmonella in feed, it is essential to use suitable methodology, says a team of researchers based at the USDA-ARS National Poultry Research Center, in Athens Georgia and pathogen control provider, Anitox.
US company, Blue Ocean Barns, says it has developed a feed supplement from the red seaweed, Asparagopsis taxiformis, which, when minimally processed and fed in small amounts to cattle, significantly reduces their methane emissions.
Fumonisin contamination in corn is an issue in feed production as such mycotoxins disrupt the metabolism of sphingolipids and reduce pig growth performance, finds a Kansas State University (KSU) team of researchers.