Young Animal Nutrition

Online webinar: The benefits of maternal nutrition

Online webinar: The benefits of maternal nutrition

By Jane Byrne

We are beginning to hear a lot about transgenerational nutrition and how such an approach can benefit progeny performance but there is much to learn and explore in this field of research.

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Special Edition: Gut Health and Immunity

Review: Fiber can influence the gut microbiota in chickens

By Jane Byrne

More work is needed to unravel how fiber brings a desirable shift in the intestinal microbiome for improved gut health in chickens, according to a recent review highlighting the importance of fiber in poultry nutrition.

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Special Edition: Gut health and immunity

Team identifies effective alternatives to in-feed AGPs for piglets

By Jane Byrne

Chinese researchers have found supplementation of benzoic acid, Bacillus coagulans and oregano oil combined has the potential to improve the immune status, intestinal barrier integrity and microflora of piglets on antibiotic free diets.

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DuPont launches ‘gold standard’ in phytase enzymes

By Jane Byrne

DuPont today announced the launch of the a new phytase enzyme, Axtra PHY GOLD, which it flagged as capable of delivering significant feed cost savings to producers, while helping to reduce challenges faced during feed production like environmental impact.

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Leading licorice supplier targets feed industry

By Jane Byrne

Ingredients producer, BGG, says its manufacturing site in Xinjiang, China has become the first licorice production facility in the world to obtain GMP+ FSA certification based on GMP+ C6 of the GMP+ international standard, allowing it to boost its feed...

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What impact do resin acids have on broiler intestinal health?

By Jane Byrne

The chicken gut is constantly exposed to harmful molecules and microorganisms that endanger the integrity of the intestinal wall. Strengthening intestinal mucosal integrity is a key target for feed additives that aim to promote intestinal health in broilers,...

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