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.
Poultry feed producers today have multiple options for supplementing birds’ diets with a crystalline form of methionine (Met) including DL- methionine and, more recently, L- methionine, but Evonik says accuracy in supplementation of Met is critical for...
Botanicals company, Nor-Feed, and SONAS, a research unit of Angers University based in western France, have launched LabCom FeedInTech, a joint laboratory for the close study of plant based feed additives.
DSM and Novozymes have co-developed a new enzyme product, branded as Balancius. The feed ingredient is designed to remove bacterial cell debris from the animal’s gut, helping to optimize nutritional absorption and digestibility.
Early nutritional programming via the maternal diet could be the key to the development and growth of piglets, whereas there is no benefit to supplementing post-weaned piglet diets with feed additives, say researchers.
A review, published under the Antibiotic Stewardship Program of the UK's National Pig Association (NPA), indicates significant progress has been made by the UK pig sector in reducing and refining antibiotic use over the past two years.