Intestinal Health

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Private equity player to acquire Innovad

By Jane Byrne

Pan-European private equity firm, IK Investment Partners (IK), is to acquire a majority stake in Antwerp, Belgium headquartered, Innovad, a specialty blended animal feed and drinking water additive producer.

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Special Edition: Gut health and immunity

Yeast culture can boost intestinal health of aged layers

By Jane Byrne

Yeast culture supplementation improved the performance of aged laying hens, potentially through the upregulation of intestinal digestive enzyme activities and intestinal health-related gene expression, finds a study.