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Reports from EuroTier 2018

Proper feeding of calves … it begins with the cow

By Jane Byrne

Cow nutrition, especially in the dry period, in the last three months, seems to be of high importance for the ability of the calf to deal with pathogens, to respond properly to vaccines and to deal with feed ingredients, said Dr Hans-Joachim Schuberth...

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Reports from EuroTier 2018

What production trends are driving swine feed innovation at Agrifirm?

By Jane Byrne

Pig farmers in Northwestern Europe are working under tremendous constraints today, in terms of a shift away from antibiotics usage, the removal of zinc oxide and a reduction in copper inclusion levels. Agrifirm says it was mindful of those developments...

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French insect feed protein producer gets €40m cash injection

By Jane Byrne

InnovaFeed, an Evry, France-based biotech company producing Black Soldier Fly (BSF) derived protein for the feed industry, has raised another €40m in funding from international investors, bringing to over €55m the total amount of funds it has generated...

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Reports from EuroTier 2018

Phileo Lesaffre launches new version of yeast probiotic

By Jane Byrne

French company, Phileo Lesaffre Animal Care, launched a new generation of its live Saccharomyces cerevisiae product, ActiSaf Sc 47 HR+, and a new technical service at EuroTier last week.

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Push on for sorghum use in food and feed in Europe, Russia and Ukraine

By Jane Byrne

The second International Sorghum Congress took place on 7-8 November 2018 in Milan, Italy. The event looked at how sorghum could compete with other cereals both in terms of profitability for farmers and economic and nutritional interest for users in both...