Ensuring the consistency of its probiotics in the field and being able to explain the mode of action behind the strains, why they work, are some of the fundamentals behind Evonik’s probiotic R&D work, according to a research lead.
Managing the moisture content in feed formulations is critical as it can compensate for weight losses during feed processing, it can also preserve the shelf life of products and allow for uniform quality of finished feed, says Trouw Nutrition.
Moving forward as an independent, animal health focused company, Elanco Animal Health is set to develop product lines for poultry and aquaculture while keeping its attention on the ruminant and swine sectors, says VP.
Biomin has added to its range of water-soluble probiotic gel drops that protect chicks in their first days and stimulates feeding behavior. Earliest-stage nutrition promises healthier chicks and reduced mortality, says the supplier.
The basic concept of in-ovo feeding is to supplement the amniotic fluid, which is the first meal of a chick before it hatches, in order to provide nutritional input that can help with the development of that young bird towards hatch, says Dr Peter Ferket,...