Vitamins & minerals

US trade deals spell change for the feed industry

Part 1 of a two-part dive into US trade deals

US trade deals spell change for the feed industry

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The revised trade agreement negotiated by the US, Mexico and Canada is expected to improve provisions on sanitary and phytosanitary measures and reduce non-trade barriers, says expert.

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Novus head looks to support employees, streamline focus

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

A review of core business and acquisition opportunities is underway at Novus International, along with moves to ensure staff are empowered, says incoming CEO.

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WIPOTEC-OCS talks feed assessment for safety at IPPE

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Precision assessment of feed, additives and ingredients along with the examination of products for unwanted contaminants has a role to play in feed safety.

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Layn highlights broiler weight gain, gut health at IPPE

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Layn Corp is launching new botanical-based poultry feed additives and highlighting their role in broiler weight gain following a series of feeding trials.

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Have vitamin E prices been affected by the m-cresol outage?

By Jane Byrne

There would not seem to be major volatility in vitamin E pricing since November last year when a force majeure was announced by LANXESS for the production of m-cresol, an intermediate in the manufacture of vitamin E, at its site in Germany.

Keeping ASF out of North America

Keeping ASF out of North America

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Maintaining biosecurity at the farm-level, educating feed producers about disease risks, continuing to research disease spread and mitigation agents and working together with the government are the steps needed to prevent African Swine Fever (ASF) from...

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Trout favor omega-3 rich feeds

By Jane Byrne

French research confirms that rainbow trout prefer a diet containing high levels of omega-3 fatty acids.

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US Senate passes revised NAFTA trade deal

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Following up on Wednesday’s trade agreement progress with China, the US Senate approved the revised trade agreement with Canada and Mexico (USMCA) on Thursday [January 16]. The development was welcomed the US feed sector.