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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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Highlights of aqua feed innovation in 2019

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Throughout October, we’ve been focusing on feed innovation in the aquaculture industry; the gallery covers farmed fish feed industry developments that we reported on earlier in the year.

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Plant additive may boost farmed snapper immune response

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Adding extracts from Chenopodium ambrosioides to the diets of farmed red snapper may improve fish’s antioxidant response and immune functioning when facing a disease challenge, say researchers.

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Special Edition: Aqua feed innovation

Bee pollen carotenoids may support trout growth, improve color

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Adding bee pollen-extracted carotenoids supports fish growth and production and may provide a non-synthetic coloring agent for farmed trout, though more research is needed, researchers say.

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