Faba beans, insect and pea derived proteins are valuable from a nutritional point of view for EU broiler diets, but price and availability are major barriers to their use in animal feed, according to work done by Schothorst Feed Research (SFR) as part...
Factors related to the pellet manufacturing process, the feed formulation, and regional environmental data can be successfully used to build machine learning regression models for predicting pellet quality in a commercial setting, finds a study.
Animal health company, Zoetis, has non-exclusively licensed a vaccine candidate for African swine fever (ASF) jointly owned by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the University of Connecticut (UConn).
Juice, pulp, and other waste from Empire apples, when injected into broiler chicken eggs before hatching, show signs of boosting the animal’s intestinal health, according to a paper from Cornell University.
Last week saw US senator, Tammy Baldwin, lead a bipartisan group of colleagues in a letter to the US FDA encouraging the agency to review the role that feed additives play in achieving the Biden Administration’s goal of halving economy-wide GHGs by 2030...
Seaweed blend producer, Ocean Harvest Technology (OHT), has been investing significantly in research trials with a commercial focus to provide the data required on its products to accelerate further feed market penetration.
Despite the recognized benefits of yeast supplementation in the rumen, results are variable and inconsistent across published research, likely due to the lack of consistency among yeast strain, dose, and physiological or trial conditions, finds a paper.
Single cell protein developer, eniferBio, will collaborate with UK supermarket chain, Tesco, and its supply chain partners on the acceleration of its technology, after snagging the top prize at an agtech event.
Lysine is an essential amino acid for dairy cows, helping boost milk production when added to the diet at adequate levels. Now a new University of Illinois study shows rumen-protected lysine can improve uterine health if fed during the transition period....
A University of Saskatchewan (USask) research team is partnering with a raft of industry groups to set up a facility on campus to develop and test plant- and insect-derived proteins to replace the fishmeal in feed for aquaculture.
The Biden-Harris administration, though the USDA, is investing up to US$2.8bn in 70 projects that address poultry, ruminant, and pork feed innovation along with methane emissions reduction in dairy production, among a raft of other targets.
As part of its ongoing exploration of the connection between sow and piglet health, Chr. Hansen has shown that administering probiotics to lactating sows positively impacts piglet gut microbiota and performance.
Deep Branch has secured £4.8m (US$5.8m) in funding from the UK government’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) £1bn Net Zero Innovation Portfolio to scale up its CO2-to-protein technology.
EIT Food has announced the latest group of companies to join its Food Accelerator Network (FAN) – a total of 61 agrifood startups have been selected to receive support and investment opportunities to grow and scale.