Ensuring the consistency of its probiotics in the field and being able to explain the mode of action behind the strains, why they work, are some of the fundamentals behind Evonik’s probiotic R&D work, according to a research lead.
Micro-organisms should be controlled, rather than killed, to maintain the natural balance of feed and feed additives in a post-antibiotics world, according to Amlan’s senior director of technical service.
Managing the moisture content in feed formulations is critical as it can compensate for weight losses during feed processing, it can also preserve the shelf life of products and allow for uniform quality of finished feed, says Trouw Nutrition.
Biomin has added to its range of water-soluble probiotic gel drops that protect chicks in their first days and stimulates feeding behavior. Earliest-stage nutrition promises healthier chicks and reduced mortality, says the supplier.