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.
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.
As part of its ongoing exploration of the connection between sow and piglet health, Chr. Hansen has shown that administering probiotics to lactating sows positively impacts piglet gut microbiota and performance.
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.
Evonik's animal nutrition business line is launching Ecobiol Fizz, the first probiotic for chicken in effervescent tablet form; the product is designed to stabilize the intestinal microbiota of broilers and layers, especially during stressful periods....
A study, published in Meat Science, found improved quality parameters in pork meat from pigs fed a diet including the probiotic, Lactobacillus reuteri, compared to that from pigs fed rations containing antibiotics.
Preliminary data from a trial evaluating a Locus Fermentation Solutions’ microbe in cattle at UC Davis showed significant reduction in methane emissions in cows, without sacrificing animal health or performance.
Lallemand Animal Nutrition has entered a R&D partnership with the French biotech firm, Dendris, to develop a monitoring tool, a functional biochip, to characterize microbial fibrolytic activity in the ruminant digestive tract.
A researcher in the Czech Republic has been examining chicken and pig gut microbiota with special emphasis on the identification of chicken gut microbiota bacteria that restrict Salmonella and Campylobacter colonization and pig microbiota bacteria that...
Danish producer, Novozymes, reported that sales to the feed industry declined during 2018, as challenging feed enzyme markets, especially in Latin America, put pressure on volumes, including in the fourth quarter.
As its poultry targeted probiotic, Alterion, it developed with Adisseo gets EU approval, we talk to a Novoyzmes executive about what is on the horizon in terms of its tie-up with the Chinese owned company.