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Faba bean use may reduce SBM inclusion in turkey feeds

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Low- and high-tannin faba beans may support turkey gut health and provide a locally grown alternative feed ingredient to the use of soybean meal for turkey producers, says researcher.

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Special Edition: Lowering feed's carbon footprint

US: Changing waste streams into feed proteins

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Integrated BioChem is exploring a process to turn organic waste streams into protein ingredients for aquaculture and other feeds.

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Potential of seaweed as a protein source in dairy rations

By Jane Byrne

Amino acid (AA) concentrations are highest in red, followed by green, and lowest in brown seaweeds, found Danish and Norwegian researchers looking at the potential of macroalgae as an alternative protein source in dairy cow diets.

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Investors lend their weight to whisky based fish feed

By Jane Byrne

MiAlgae, a student-launched startup that is targeting the farmed fish and livestock sectors with microalgae made from the co-products of whisky, has received £500,000 (US $668,748) from investors.

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Albert Heijn selling insect company’s own brand eggs

By Jane Byrne

Netherlands supermarket giant, Albert Heijn, has started to sell eggs from laying hens fed live grubs; the sustainability and circular economy aspect of such egg production appealed to the retailing group.

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Nutreco takes stake in Indian smart shrimp feeding start-up

By Jane Byrne

Dutch feed group, Nutreco, has taken a 25% share in Eruvaka, an India-based Internet of Things (IoT) company that develops connected devices and mobile-based decision tools aimed at helping shrimp farmers increase productivity.

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Reports from Feed Protein Vision 2018

Waitrose, McDonald's and WWF see partnerships as vital for sustainable feed

By Jane Byrne

The retailer, fast food company, and NGO took part in an interactive panel debate during a workshop style event, at our conference, Feed Protein Vision 2018, last month. They were asked to explain why sustainable animal feed protein is relevant for the...

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Protix is launching the first insect fed salmon brand

By Jane Byrne

An insect fed salmon, branded as Friendly Salmon, has arisen out of a four-year long research project – AquaFly - that began in 2014 and involved Protix along with Norwegian partners, the Institute of Marine Research (IMR) and the Norwegian University...

What is being done to tackle feed protein deficiency?

Special Edition: Alternative Feed Proteins

What is being done to tackle feed protein deficiency?

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

This month, we are looking at innovation in the area of feed protein in the context of growing demand for fish and meat globally. We trawled the archives to track exciting developments in that arena over the past few years.

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