An eubiotic, essential oil-based feed additive may boost gut health, feed conversion and broiler chicken response to necrotic enteritis for producers working without antibiotics, says Novus researcher.
Led by Astanor Ventures, and backed by established international funds including Bpifrance, Talis Capital, Idinvest Partners, Finasucre and Compagnie du Bois Sauvage, Ÿnsect said this $125m (€110m) investment is the largest-ever ag-tech funding deal outside...
The lack of organic education resources, soil fertility and weed challenges along with transition period risk are some of the main hurdles to further expansion of organic feed and food grain production, say US organic groups.
Pigs, under a premium pork brand from the German food retailer, Edeka Südwest, are now being fed with certified European soybeans, reported Donau Soja, an Austrian not-for-profit initiative promoting GM-free soy production in Europe.
DSM says its animal nutrition division had a strong year, with 8% organic growth in the underlying business. The feed additive producer released its overall full year 2018 financial results today [February 14].
Black Soldier Fly (BSF) derived protein and single cell proteins from bacterial sources are two products nominated by an expert group as having potential in terms of new feed inputs for pigs and poultry.
Feed production in Great Britain (GB) was up 4% for cattle and calves, 1.7% for poultry and down 3.3% for pigs from July to December 2018, compared with the same period in 2017/18, according to a new report from AHDB.