Poultry

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EuroTier trade show brand expands globally

By Jane Byrne

The organizers of EuroTier, the major biennial animal husbandry trade show taking place this week in Hannover, have announced that they will be introducing EuroTier Middle East, EuroTier South America and EuroTier China in 2019.

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Dispatches from World Nutrition Forum in Cape Town

Broiler digestion and gut health could benefit from probiotic vaccine combo

By Jane Byrne

A study shows combining an anti-coccidial vaccine and a product containing three probiotics and one prebiotic had a positive impact on the zootechnical performance of broilers, and the coccidiosis lesion scoring after the experimental induction of coccidiosis,...

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Dispatches from the World Nutrition Conference in Cape Town

Feed composition could influence the toxic effect of mycotoxins

By Jane Byrne

In contrast to research showing that feed processing techniques such as milling, steeping and extrusion can reduce mycotoxin content, there is limited research into the impact of feed composition on mycotoxin toxicity, says an expert.

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Alltech focusing on poultry, dairy production in Nepal

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Alltech is expanding its presence in Nepal to support market development and the expansion of animal production with a focus on efforts with poultry and dairy cows, says regional director.

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Round up of recent EFSA feed related opinions

By Jane Byrne

Newly submitted data from Norel confirms that an additive, zinc chelate of methionine sulfate, is safe for broilers when used up to the maximum content of zinc in complete feed allowed in the EU (120 mg Zn/kg complete poultry feed), concluded EFSA.