Increasing livestock fertility, nailing precision feeding, developing fish meal substitutes and a migration away from antimicrobials are the immediate goals of a US led research alliance relying on ‘innovative’ nutritional and management practices.
The EU feed manufacturers’ federation (FEFAC) has published draft soy sourcing guidelines it hopes will help resolve the current disconnect in the European debate over responsible soy cultivation and facilitate greater mainstream market supply for sustainable...
A project underway since February last year aims to standardize the Latin American regulatory framework for the production and commercialization of feed in the region based on Codex and World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) regulations.
France’s InVivo group said it has attracted €215m ($235.3m) from investors for its animal health and nutrition division, InVivo NSA, led by private equity firm Eurazeo, now confirmed as the leading minority shareholder in that business.
The number of samples testing positive for aflatoxins decreased from 30% in 2013 to 22% in 2014, though the average concentration nearly doubled from 33 ppb to 64 ppb, found Biomin’s latest report into the global mycotoxin threat.
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.
Calysta is reviving the production of proven methane to feed technology BioProtein – a fishmeal alternative for use in aquaculture and animal nutrition that has hit several bumps along the road to market.
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.
Evonik Industries, in its Q4 and full year results, predicts a slight hike in profit in 2015 based on ongoing high demand for amino acids in animal nutrition in tandem with their limited availability in the market.
GM plant oils would seem to represent the ‘holy grail’ in the hunt for viable replacements for fish oil derived long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in aqua feed.