An eubiotic, essential oil-based feed additive may boost gut health, feed conversion and broiler chicken response to necrotic enteritis for producers working without antibiotics, says Novus researcher.
Sensors, AI or predictive processing and blockchain have been touted as some of the technologies set to revolutionize the feed and animal production industries. An industry expert gave IPPE trade show attendees the low-down on some of those.
The lack of organic education resources, soil fertility and weed challenges along with transition period risk are some of the main hurdles to further expansion of organic feed and food grain production, say US organic groups.
Salmonids may see a change in menu as the alternative protein market adds a new feed protein ingredient following the FDA’s recognition of KnipBio’s single-cell protein as safe for use in specific aquafeeds, says CEO.
Boosting animal production and daily gain, cutting methane generation and providing an alternative to antibiotic use are among the goals for Californian firm's focus on endomicrobial feed additives, says COO.
An international group of researchers in a study saw that incorporation of the microalgae, Scenedesmus sp., of up to 10% in low fishmeal diet did not affect the feed intake, growth and chemical composition of salmon.
DSM says its animal nutrition division had a strong year, with 8% organic growth in the underlying business. The feed additive producer released its overall full year 2018 financial results today [February 14].