The concept of ‘gut health’ is attracting significant interest within the animal science community. However, a clear definition of gastrointestinal health and functionality and how it can be measured is lacking, say DSM based animal nutrition experts....
This month, we are looking at innovation in the area of feed protein in the context of growing demand for fish and meat globally. We trawled the archives to track exciting developments in that arena over the past few years.
Leading fish feed formulation and nutrition experts from NIFES, Coppens, Alltech and Canda’s Center for Aquaculture Technologies will discuss industry hot button topics during our webinar tomorrow, December 6.
Functional ingredients can help boost the performance parameters and maintain the health status of fish like sea bream or sea bass, particularly after stressful periods such as transition from hatchery to cage.
The supply of protein rich starch co-products like vital wheat gluten and corn gluten meal will be hard pressed to keep up with demand, warns LMC International; the consultancy has been evaluating protein supply in the food and feed segments and how that...
Researchers evaluated the interaction between feed processing and different methodologies for assessing apparent metabolizable energy corrected by nitrogen (AMEn) and standardized ileal digestibility coefficients (SIDC) of amino acids in broiler diets.
Dutch feed manufacturer, ForFarmers, said it has developed the NOVA range to feed sows and gilts throughout their reproductive cycle; the products are aimed at boosting lactation, performance and sow longevity.
New technology, precision nutrition, big data and nutrigenomics may be among tools that feed manufactures and animal producers will need to consider as production evolves to meet increasing demands, say experts.
Organic pig and poultry producers in Europe face a lack of organic protein sources. Mussels and starfish may fit well as future feedstuffs for that segment but there are challenges around processing such raw materials into meal.
Nutreco's Trouw Nutrition has been running validation trials on the hydroxy based trace minerals – branded as Selko IntelliBond - it acquired when it bought US business, Micronutrients, at the beginning of 2016.