There is no single solution to mitigate the impact of removing zinc oxide from piglet diets. However, if a producer can optimize gut health, maintain good biosecurity, and support colostrum delivery, then it is possible to manage the removal of zinc effectively,...
The prevalence of infectious diseases in the aquaculture industry requires a multi-pronged approach to control; the experts agree there is no one silver bullet in terms of managing health and welfare in fish and shrimp farming.
German specialty chemicals business, Evonik, is separating its amino acids and specialties businesses into two distinct operating models; it says the move will allow it to adapt to market dynamics, ensuring competitiveness and enabling further profitable...
Pet ownership soared during the pandemic and pet parents became attuned to the health of their canine and feline companions. Pet supplements will soon be a billion dollar category in the US, but there remains at least one exciting white space…
Chicago headquartered, ADM, has opened a new production facility in Valencia, Spain to help meet rising global demand for probiotics, postbiotics and other products that support health and well-being in humans, animal, and pets.
Phileo Lesaffre is launching its Actisaf Sc 47 HR+ probiotic for the poultry sector at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta this week. The probiotic is already used across the ruminant and swine sectors.
Dutch animal nutrition and fish feed player, Nutreco, and BiomEdit, a spinout from Elanco Animal Health, are teaming up on long-term strategic research work as well as engaging in a commercial partnership around microbiome technology.
Lallemand Animal Nutrition has been expanding its reach in the global pet food business, and this year saw it broaden its companion animal team, which now comprises five specialists, who are based across North America and Europe.
A Texas A&M AgriLife team is working to improve the health, growth and productivity of farmed bass by developing effective nutritional strategies to substitute fishmeal and other protein feedstuffs in their diets.
Projects aimed at improving the feeding of broilers during and after a coccidiosis challenge through the use of functional amino acids and understanding the contribution of the gut microbiota to mucosal immunity in poultry have secured an industry research...
The inclusion of black soldier fly larvae (BSFL) in feed for pigs reduced the relative abundance of Lactobacillus in the colon, but did not affect the animal’s overall performance, finds a Norwegian study.
A low dose of functional amino acid combinations can improve performance and gut health parameters in monogastrics, namely in piglets at weaning, coccidiosis challenged birds, heard attendees at EAAP’s 2nd Amino Acid Academy in Paris last month.
A US animal scientist, based at the University of Connecticut, will examine how over-feeding of the mother during gestation causes epigenetic changes in offspring liver that ultimately affect growth, metabolism, and inflammation.
Biochar production and use is an emerging opportunity in Ireland that needs to be embraced for its full benefit to be realized in addressing a series of challenges across many of sectors including animal feed, says the Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA).
Saccharomyces cerevisiae, when used as probiotic, or as prebiotic could act as a growth enhancer in healthy broiler chickens through boosting gut health, leading to improved digestive enzyme activities, growth performance, meat yield, nutrient digestibility...
Animal nutrition and feed additive producer, Biomin, recently announced its involvement in a four-year long, €10m (US$11.9m) EU-backed research consortium effort to address the challenges of pig and poultry production.
A better understanding of the functionally of probiotics once they enter the GIT is needed, particularly in relation to alternative broiler production systems in the US, finds a review in the July issue of Poultry Science.
Bacteriophages, probiotics, postbiotics and vaccines offer potential as alternatives to antibiotics to control E. coli associated challenges in pigs. But such additives need additional well-designed experiments and field-based work, finds a new review.