Young Animal Nutrition

© Gettyimages

Improving neonatal piglet survival is a key focus for pig farmers

By Jane Byrne

Improving neonatal piglet survival is a key focus for pig farmers today and good farm and health management, along with optimal housing conditions are positively associated with sow and piglet performance parameters, says a leading pig welfare and housing...

© GettyImages/didesign021

Protein promise for piglets

By Jane Byrne

The results of a new study suggest that partially replacing conventional protein sources with inactivated Cyberlindnera jadinii yeast, derived from sugars from Norwegian spruce trees, in diets for young pigs is possible without compromising energy and...

© GettyImages/naruedom

Land O’Lakes, Bidco Africa open expanded feed facility in Kenya

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

US agribusiness, Land O’Lakes, and edible oils and fats maker, Bidco Africa, have just opened a $12m backed feed production site in Kenya this week as part of their JV; the plant sees increased production, new feed lines and improved feed quality and...

© GettyImages/ko_orn

Young Animal Nutrition

The implications of breeder diets on the progeny

By Jane Byrne

Despite advances in genetics and management, metabolic and skeletal disorders are common among commercial poultry, leading to high mortality rates and large financial losses for producers.

© GettyImages/beingbonny

Fungal fermented rye may reduce reliance on antibiotics in pigs

By Jane Byrne

A product, based on proprietary fungal fermented rye, is aimed at supporting pig farmers as they move away from a reliance on antibiotics for herd management in that it reduces the animal’s exposure to harmful pathogens, says Trouw Nutrition.

© GettyImages/marchmeena29

Nutreco buys South African premix player

By Jane Byrne

Dutch group, Nutreco, has acquired the South African premix company, Animal Nutrition and Health (ANH), from Kaonne Investments, for an undisclosed price.

Follow us

Products

View more

Webinars