Latin America

Brewing residue could support broiler industry in aflatoxin battle

Brewing residue could support broiler industry in aflatoxin battle

By Jane Byrne

While not the silver bullet in terms of Aflatoxin B1 inactivation, US and Brazilian researchers have shown a beer fermentation residue could be one component of a broiler farmer’s toolbox when faced with an aflatoxicosis challenge in their flock.

FeedNavigator 2015: How does our editorial calendar shape up?

FeedNavigator 2015: How does our editorial calendar shape up?

By Jane Byrne

From methane reduction strategies, to innovation in amino acids and yeasts, to early animal nutrition R&D, FeedNavigator’s special editions editorial calendar 2015 spans the hottest topics for the global feed industry. 

Big growth predicted in amino acid sector based on higher inclusion levels

Special Edition: Future Feeds

Big growth predicted in amino acid sector based on higher inclusion levels

By Jane Byrne

While microalgae and insect meal represent potentially innovative protein sources, producers should look to higher amino acid supplementation to lower the protein requirements in animal diets and reduce the environmental burden, says a leading researcher.

Jatropha kernel meal offers protein promise

Special Edition: Future Feeds

Jatropha kernel meal offers protein promise

By Jane Byrne

Non-toxic Jatropha kernel meal could prove a worthy candidate in the hunt for protein alternatives to soy and fishmeal for fish and animal diets, says an FAO expert.

US feed sector weighs up Cuban market potential

US feed sector weighs up Cuban market potential

By Jane Byrne

The US feed industry applauds a bipartisan legislative move as the first step toward normalizing trade relations with Cuba, and reckons, if passed, it could allow US feed makers compete on a level playing field in that market.