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Fungal fermented rye may reduce reliance on antibiotics in pigs

By Jane Byrne

A product, based on proprietary fungal fermented rye, is aimed at supporting pig farmers as they move away from a reliance on antibiotics for herd management in that it reduces the animal’s exposure to harmful pathogens, says Trouw Nutrition.

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FDA looks to improve access to medicated feed data for industry

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

As part of the continued effort to improve transparency and public access to information about approved animal drugs, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it has made medicated feed-related information more accessible and user-friendly.

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Basil oil may boost tilapia growth

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Basil essential oil may improve the growth, intestinal function and performance of farm-raised juvenile Nile tilapia, say researchers.

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