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Team looks to develop novel fish feed ingredients analytical tool

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Researchers are developing a tool to provide an economic and environmental assessment of novel ingredients to support the use of new fish feeds that are nutritionally adequate and have little environmental effect.

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Special Edition: Feed Sustainability

ForFarmers seeks next generation ideas on circular farming

By Jane Byrne

Twelve Netherlands-based students are working for ForFarmers on a sustainability case in relation to circular farming over the next few weeks as part of a Dutch initiative called the Sustainable Business Challenge.

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US feed testing process to see increased FDA oversight

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is working to establish a new testing program using accredited laboratories to examine the safety of animal feed and food in specific circumstances.

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Special Edition: Feed Sustainability

Canola oil, nitrate play role in lowering cattle methane output

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Supplementing beef cattle diets with nitrate and canola oil lowered methane yield and daily methane production but it does not alter the flow of microbial non-ammonia nitrogen, researchers say.

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Young Animal Nutrition

The implications of breeder diets on the progeny

By Jane Byrne

Despite advances in genetics and management, metabolic and skeletal disorders are common among commercial poultry, leading to high mortality rates and large financial losses for producers.

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