The team behind an industry and academia collaborative project claims they have pinpointed seven potential biomarkers for gut barrier failure in broilers – an outcome that could support the hunt for effective antibiotic alternatives in poultry production.
A multi-carbohydrase enzyme additive boosts the nutritional elements of the oilseed, camelina, when used in chicken feed by increasing energy and offering digestible amino acids, say a group of Canadian researchers.
A new data set being made available by Diamond V shares information from 167 Holstein dairies across the US to provide trend data and help producers know when issues like complications with feed or illness arise.
Understanding the structure of the gut and how it may affect and be affected by factors like diet, digestion and the pig’s immune system, is one of the current research objectives of swine expert, John Patience.
Probiotic strains of Lactobacillus johnsonii x-1d-2 (L. johnsonii) and Lactobacillus mucosae x-4w-1 (L. mucosae) may support increased body weight gain and improved intestinal flora for piglets, said researchers writing in the Asian-Australasian Journal...