R&D

HEPI is investigating the use of its algae-derived active molecules to support joint health in dogs.

HEPI looking at pet market to fund nutraceutical development

By Hank Schultz

Health Enhancement Products Inc., a Michgan-based development stage company with potential markets in nutraceutical products derived from algae as well as a personalized health measurement testing platform, has settled on animal nutrition as its closest-to-market...

Rapeseed cake in ruminant diets could cut methane emissions

Rapeseed cake in ruminant diets could cut methane emissions

By Jane Byrne

The use of rapeseed cake in the production of livestock feed cuts methane and carbon dioxide emissions by up to 13%, without affecting digestibility in vitro, according to the initial results of a EU-funded research project.

Probiotics show immune and gut benefits for piglets

Probiotics show immune and gut benefits for piglets

By Stephen DANIELLS

Early administration of probiotic Lactobacillus fermentum I5007 to piglets may boost the microbial composition of the young animals and modulate their immune status, says a new study.