Microbial-based approaches, namely probiotics and competitive exclusion products, help harness the power of birds’ microbiota and have the potential to support poultry gut health and immunity, claims Lallemand Animal Nutrition.
ADM is increasingly focused on lowering feed costs, and improving sustainability metrics for monogastric producers, with it looking to optimize the degradation and availability of nutrients using phytases and other enzymes.
Faba beans, insect and pea derived proteins are valuable from a nutritional point of view for EU broiler diets, but price and availability are major barriers to their use in animal feed, according to work done by Schothorst Feed Research (SFR) as part...
Phileo Lesaffre is launching its Actisaf Sc 47 HR+ probiotic for the poultry sector at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta this week. The probiotic is already used across the ruminant and swine sectors.
Juice, pulp, and other waste from Empire apples, when injected into broiler chicken eggs before hatching, show signs of boosting the animal’s intestinal health, according to a paper from Cornell University.
The US grain, farm supply and biofuels sectors enter 2022 facing a mixture of inflationary headwinds, supply chain bottlenecks and high-energy prices that present challenges but also a few opportunities, finds an outlook from CoBank.
Feed availability and price volatility will continue to challenge the poultry industry in India, triggering companies to diversify feed sources and to invest in feed manufacturing, finds a Rabobank report.
A phage cocktail reduced Salmonella count to below detection limits in broilers, according to the findings of a recent study by experts based at AB Agri, along with the Universities of Leicester and Nottingham.
A better understanding of the functionally of probiotics once they enter the GIT is needed, particularly in relation to alternative broiler production systems in the US, finds a review in the July issue of Poultry Science.
Lupins can be a suitable alternative protein to soybean meal in broiler diets but, at current raw material prices, they are not cost competitive, argues a UK feed expert who carried out trials in this respect.
In detecting Salmonella in feed, it is essential to use suitable methodology, says a team of researchers based at the USDA-ARS National Poultry Research Center, in Athens Georgia and pathogen control provider, Anitox.
Factors such as steady demand for chicken meat, availability of feed from an ample grain crop in Russia and growing imports of soybean meal (SBM) support marginal poultry production growth in Russia next year, finds a USDA report.
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.
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,...