Researchers from the Penn State University experimented with supplementing dairy cows two types of botanicals and measured the effects on lactational performance, methane emissions and nutrient utilization.
A collaborative initiative involving academic and industry stakeholders, led by Wageningen University & Research (WUR) and Schothorst Feed Research (SFR), is aimed at enhancing the utilization of industry side streams in poultry and swine feed formulations.
Scientists from the Tianjin Institute of Industrial Biotechnology at the Chinese Academy of Sciences Chinese have allegedly achieved a coal-to-protein breakthrough, boosting the cost-effectiveness, and environmental sustainability of feed.
A study underscores the potential of Spirulina sp. as a noel protein ingredient for poultry feeds, emphasizing its nutritional value, particularly its protein content, amino acid profile, protein solubility, and in vitro protein digestibility.
According to a recent study, incorporating extra Tryptophan (Trp) and threonine (Thr) into pig diets, exceeding the current Danish recommendations, appears to have a potential impact on lowering the need for antibiotics during the weaning period.
Scotland’s Sustainable Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) is supporting further research into fish health and wellbeing initiatives in 2024, with seven projects set to benefit from its most recent funding call.
After Perdue Farms received unsolicited but ultimately what it characterized as “fair” criticism for its approach to animal care years ago, the protein producer began inviting annually animal welfare advocates, farmers, academics and stakeholders from...
A dietary supplement already consumed by humans for its anti-aging benefits could be used to help salmon digest food and improve their natural resistance to disease, with feed trials starting next month.
A study from Norway found that finishing pigs in larger groups had better welfare in terms of a lower proportion of bite marks. More floor space per pig and liquid feed in troughs were also associated with a reduction in bite marks.
Dr Matteo Ottoboni, from the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences, at the University of Milan, presented on the application of electronic noses for feed safety and animal nutrition at the World Mycotoxin Forum in Antwerp in Belgium last...
A new review, which consolidates a decade of research led by the Agricultural University of Athens, suggests that substituting synthetic feed additives with microalgae could be beneficial for the environment and for animal health.
Diets for newly weaned piglets should be formulated to minimize the glycemic load while amino acids, minerals, and vitamins should be provided to manage health, not weight gain, say animal nutrition experts.
The acquisition of phytogenic producer, Delacon, by Cargill in June 2022 has enlarged the scope and pace of innovation within the US company’s feed additive business, enabling synergistic new product development, says an executive.
There is no one silver bullet in terms of dietary interventions to reduce methane emissions. To reach 2050 climate goals, a combination of multiple strategies will be required, says Dutch animal nutrition expert, Jan Dijkstra.
Symbrosia, a Hawaiʻi-based startup that uses a seaweed-based feed additive to reduce livestock methane emissions, has started a pilot with Organic Valley, an independent cooperative of organic farmers based in La Farge, Wisconsin.
A new study from researchers based in universities in China and in Nottingham, UK, has discovered that a subtype of avian flu virus, endemic in poultry farms in China, is undergoing mutational changes, which could increase the risk of the disease being...