US researchers say two non-GM soybean protein sources could be valuable fishmeal replacement options for juvenile cobia, a species that the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reports has massive aquaculture potential.
Feeding trials are demonstrating that a pellet developed from grape marc and lucerne ‘offal’ by researchers at the University of Adelaide in Australia, could be an economically viable route to reducing methane emissions in ruminants.
The biggest trend in the animal nutrition industry today is preparing for an accelerated rate in demand for meat, driven by growing prosperity and populations in China, India, Africa and Asia, according to a leading sustainability academic.
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.