Projects aimed at improving the feeding of broilers during and after a coccidiosis challenge through the use of functional amino acids and understanding the contribution of the gut microbiota to mucosal immunity in poultry have secured an industry research...
Using nutrient kinetics as part of diet formulation enables pig producers to use raw materials in a targeted way, allowing higher inclusion levels of more cost-effective local feedstuffs, say two animal nutrition specialists.
The inclusion of black soldier fly larvae (BSFL) in feed for pigs reduced the relative abundance of Lactobacillus in the colon, but did not affect the animal’s overall performance, finds a Norwegian study.
A low dose of functional amino acid combinations can improve performance and gut health parameters in monogastrics, namely in piglets at weaning, coccidiosis challenged birds, heard attendees at EAAP’s 2nd Amino Acid Academy in Paris last month.
A US animal scientist, based at the University of Connecticut, will examine how over-feeding of the mother during gestation causes epigenetic changes in offspring liver that ultimately affect growth, metabolism, and inflammation.
Cargill Animal Nutrition is to enter into a strategic partnership with Dutch family-owned feed manufacturer, Fuite, to build a premix, concentrate and young animal nutrition production facility in Hasselt, the Netherlands.
Pet food and aquaculture will undoubtedly remain very important markets for European insect protein producers but the lifting of the ban on the use of animal PAPs in pig and poultry feed represents a huge step forward for the sector, says an insider.