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special edition: feed sustainability

Team looks to develop novel fish feed ingredients analytical tool

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Researchers are developing a tool to provide an economic and environmental assessment of novel ingredients to support the use of new fish feeds that are nutritionally adequate and have little environmental effect.

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Special Edition: Feed Sustainability

Canola oil, nitrate play role in lowering cattle methane output

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Supplementing beef cattle diets with nitrate and canola oil lowered methane yield and daily methane production but it does not alter the flow of microbial non-ammonia nitrogen, researchers say.

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Impact of lowering the protein content in feed for broilers

By Jane Byrne

A broiler study showed that a 22–23 g/kg reduction in the crude protein (CP) content of grower and finisher diets, with adequate supplementation of essential amino acids, did not result in adverse effects on growth performance and slaughter yields.

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Young Animal Nutrition

The implications of breeder diets on the progeny

By Jane Byrne

Despite advances in genetics and management, metabolic and skeletal disorders are common among commercial poultry, leading to high mortality rates and large financial losses for producers.

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