Gut Health

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Investigating how maternal nutrition can impact offspring

By Jane Byrne

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.

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Do yeast products work as alternatives to in-feed antibiotics?

By Jane Byrne

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...

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ForFarmers attains UK wide coverage for organic layer feed range

By Jane Byrne

Such national rollout has been accomplished by installing a specialist holding tank at the company’s Selby, Penrith and Portbury mill sites along with a dedicated delivery system to enable the incorporation of organic soy oil into the range, said ForFarmers...

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