Whilst the poultry feed industry is still getting its head around the concept of phytase ‘super-dosing’, AB Vista has come out with the results of a new study which advocates combining phytase super-dosing with a single-enzyme xylanase.
Researchers from Bangor University, UK, warn that diverting fodder crops to farm-scale anaerobic digestion in the UK could put pressure on animal feed supply and cause damage to the environment through land use displacement.
Researchers at the University of California (UC) Cooperative Extension have been working on converting rice straw into cattle feed, providing a potential solution for livestock producers confronted with feed shortages as a result of California’s crippling...
More feed producers throughout the US and internationally are expected to start measuring their environmental performance, with the help of new guidance being produced by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
The results generated by a pioneering project looking at global dairy feeding systems will inform other initiatives aiming to measure the carbon footprint of the dairy sector, boost dairy farm efficiencies or enhance the nutritional composition of milk,...
UK pig industry representatives have criticized a report from Defra looking at the progress of various livestock sectors on climate change targets saying feed conversion ratio (FCR) is too simplistic a metric for GHG emission performance.
US aquaculture firm, Bell Farms, has become a fully integrated fish farm with the completion of a new feed mill at its Indiana base that is set to produce around 907 metric tons (MT) of plant-based fish feed monthly.
Dutch livestock feed group, ForFarmers, which operates in the UK through subsidiary BOCM Pauls, is continuing its European consolidation strategy by acquiring feed co-product company Wheyfeed for £5 million ($6.8m)
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.