Barley with improved grain phytase activity could soon be a reality if regulators classify new plant breeding techniques in the same way as traditional breeding methods and do not label them GM, says a plant science expert.
The EU feed sector is aiming to further reduce feed conversion rates and has made lower phosphorous and nitrogen intake in livestock a priority for the coming years, according to the latest policy review from feed manufacturer representatives, FEFAC.
Nutrition and feeding approaches may be able to lower enteric methane in dairy production by up to 15%, but rumen modifiers have had very little success in terms of sustained methane reductions without compromising milk production, found a meta-analysis.
Dutch group Van Aarsen is looking to save on lubrication costs for feed manufacturers with its latest pelleting innovation, while its state-of-the-art feed mill project in Sweden reaches the fine-tuning phase.
Total replacement of fish oil with camelina oil (Camelina sativa) in the diet of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) does not affect weight gain and growth rate in the fish, according to new data from Canada.
The Dutch feed group is extending its fish farming R&D capabilities for the Asian country in tandem with the construction of new factories in its strategy to be one of the top five feed makers in Vietnam.
Partial replacement of animal proteins by wheat proteins in the diet of piglets and veal calves can boost the animal's growth performance while wheat gluten could also improve the environmental profile of the aquaculture sector, said Tereos Syral...