Swine

Platts now offering prices on DDGS

Platts now offering prices on DDGS

By Aerin Curtis

Platts is expanding its energy and commodities information to include price assessments for dried distillers’ grains with solubles (DDGS).

Where does the future of trace mineral research lie?

Special Edition: R&D trends in vitamins, minerals, amino acids and yeast cultures

Where does the future of trace mineral research lie?

By Jane Byrne

It is said that industry has only just scratched the surface regarding the benefits of adding trace minerals to animal feed and a leading Zinpro expert says there is some truth to that.

Feed sector welcomes FDA guidance on nanoparticles

Feed sector welcomes FDA guidance on nanoparticles

By Aerin Curtis

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) says the FDA’s publication on the future use of nanomaterials in feed is to be commended and will facilitate further research into new technologies.

Industry waits for FSMA feed rule details

Industry waits for FSMA feed rule details

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Industry has not yet had a chance to see what the final FSMA animal feed rule contains despite the fact the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) submitted the data to the Federal Register in accordance with the 30 August timeline.

DSM: vitamin and mineral intake of older sows is overlooked

DSM: vitamin and mineral intake of older sows is overlooked

By Lynda Searby

Scientific evidence that older sows are not getting enough vitamins and minerals is not being put into practice in commercial pig production, with potential impacts on litter sizes as well as the growth, development and immune health of piglets.