This week saw Adisseo announce it had acquired the FRAmelco Group, a Dutch feed additive company, as part of its ambition to boost its specialty products segment and become one of the worldwide leaders in that space.
DSM says it is building on its work to date on feed enzymes, on algae derived omega-3 and on methane emissions reduction to lead what it terms a robust and achievable transformation worldwide in sustainable animal protein production.
Dietary supplementation with Piper betle leaf meal (PBLM) and Persicaria odorata leaf meal (POLM) enhanced broiler chicken production, finds a study by researchers based in Malaysia, Nigeria and Pakistan.
Chinese researchers have found supplementation of benzoic acid, Bacillus coagulans and oregano oil combined has the potential to improve the immune status, intestinal barrier integrity and microflora of piglets on antibiotic free diets.
Changing elements in swine feed to boost nutritional content and improving management practices to address hygiene, biosecurity and stress help farms reduce the overall use of antibiotics in production, says Trouw Nutrition following a project in Brazil....