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special edition: reports from IPPE

Digital tech seeks to boost feed, livestock sector production

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Integrating technology and animal nutrition to provide usable insight for producers is one area where digital development and the use of new tools can help improve industry productivity.

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special edition: reports from IPPE

US feed industry talks sustainability at IPPE

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The US Poultry & Egg Association, the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) sponsored an Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit at IPPE to address how to optimize US feed and animal production practices...

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Larvae feeding could help solve laying hen welfare challenge

By Jane Byrne

New research, sponsored by Dutch insect protein producer Protix, indicates that feeding older, non‐beak trimmed laying hens live Black Soldier Fly (BSF) larvae has a positive effect on the feather condition of such birds.

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special edition: reports from IPPE

NIR tech highlights changes in ingredient composition

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

NIR-based analysis of feed ingredients is detailing changing amino acid profiles in plants and alterations in nutrition from processing, says Evonik representative, who also talks about challenges to ‘real-time’ use of the data generated.

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special edition: reports from IPPE

Evonik showcases poultry data system Porphyrio at IPPE

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Evonik highlights the use of biostatistics to improve poultry production with the introduction of its flock data management and predictive software program, Porphyrio.

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Insect frass boosts catfish feed intake, weight gain

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Adding frass generated by black soldier fly larvae to the diets of farmed catfish increases fish feed intake and weight gain, but can reduce feed and protein use efficiency, say USDA researchers.

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Ten reasons to attend YAN20

By Jane Byrne

Just over two weeks to go to the Young Animal Nutrition Summit, here are 10 reasons why nutritionists and feed formulators should attend.

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