The American and European feed industries, represented by the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and the European Feed Manufacturers’ Federation (FEFAC), announced a renewal of their long-term alliance yesterday [June 6].
AquaSim, Skretting’s digital tool for helping shrimp and fish farmers optimize productivity, has been developed to include models for new species and to monitor new parameters such as temperature, oxygen and salinity.
Alltech Coppens claims to have become the first aquafeed producer to formulate feeds for net rather than digestible energy, a strategy it says ensures “consistent performance between different batches of feed.”
By ‘optimizing’ nutrient input, livestock producers can reduce greenhouse gas emissions, says the UK's Feed Adviser Register, whose members are now trained to help farmers mitigate environmental impact through nutrition and feed management.
A paper detailing the research done into alternative processes for the production of expeller soybean meal (SBM) from European grown soybeans and trials done in broilers in the UK has just been published.