The Brett Group, an Irish integrated multinational pork and bacon processor with annual revenues of €100m, is striving for greater production efficiency, particularly in feed milling, to mitigate against Brexit led market volatility.
A Canadian trial found a daily feed of eight liters of whole milk improved dairy calf growth performance up to three months of age but first lactation results indicated no milk yield benefits from this higher plane of nutrition in the neo natal phase.
Animal nutrition firm, Alltech, says its tie-up with Nestlé on an educational initiative for China’s dairy sector is trying to improve the environmental profile of the dairy sector there but is primarily aimed at lowering feed costs and boosting milk...
Nutrition and feeding approaches may be able to lower enteric methane in dairy production by up to 15%, but rumen modifiers have had very little success in terms of sustained methane reductions without compromising milk production, found a meta-analysis.
A new US study charting a 64-year fall in the carbon footprint of producing milk in the country, reflects wider global success in adopting sustainable milk production, according to one national dairy association.