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The collaboration would look to address, among other activities, specific health aspects in broiler and pig production by exploiting the microbial properties of insect ingredients. © GettyImages/metamorworks

Reports from EuroTier 2018

Dutch insect feed producer in tie-up with Agrifirm

By Jane Byrne

Dutch feed and agribusiness group, Agrifirm, and insect protein and oils producer, Protix, have announced that they will be collaborating on a range of new initiatives using insect-based ingredients in products for the broiler, layer and pig sectors in...

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How to start the piglet off well – tune in to our live webinar

By Jane Byrne

Colonization of gut microbiota in mammals during early life is vital to host health. Further understanding of the dynamics of intestinal microbial colonization in piglets via dietary interventions may possibly contribute to better piglet performance.

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EuroTier trade show brand expands globally

By Jane Byrne

The organizers of EuroTier, the major biennial animal husbandry trade show taking place this week in Hannover, have announced that they will be introducing EuroTier Middle East, EuroTier South America and EuroTier China in 2019.

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BioMar upbeat about full year earnings

By Jane Byrne

Danish fish feed group, BioMar, reported a 2% increase in volumes sold in its third quarter (Q3) for 2018, which it said mainly derived from the acquisition of Alimentsa in Ecuador and strong sales in Chile; its reported lower sales in Norway.

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Dispatches from World Nutrition Forum in Cape Town

Broiler digestion and gut health could benefit from probiotic vaccine combo

By Jane Byrne

A study shows combining an anti-coccidial vaccine and a product containing three probiotics and one prebiotic had a positive impact on the zootechnical performance of broilers, and the coccidiosis lesion scoring after the experimental induction of coccidiosis,...