The use of single chain fatty acids (SCFAs) as additives in animal production is a common and very well accepted practice. The benefits of adding SCFAs to the diet are wide ranging, including improvements in feed hygiene and stomach acidification to greater pathogen control and many more.
The gastrointestinal tract (GI tract) is the system with the fastest development in broilers. All the nutrients that support the other systems in the animal are absorbed in the gut.
Replacing antibiotics with natural alternative compounds in poultry feeding is being increased in the last few years to challenge the antibiotic resistance problem. Among natural compounds, organic acids and essential oils could be a favorable option.
Poultry Production: Bird Health & Sustainability
Changing the way poultry birds are fed can greatly alter poultry production's outcome for something better
Aquaculture sustainability and global food security
In the area of fish health, much can be done to ensure fish survivability and tlong-term productivity.
Managing Pig Farming For Sustainable Pork Production
Swine production is not only a part of meeting food security but also needs change to operate at lesser costs to the environment.
Lacklustre demand continued to drag down the prices of vitamin A in the domestic market. However, export prices were stable due to the recent appreciation of renminbi.
Based on the statistics of the General Administration of Customs, China exported 3.74 million tonnes of edible aquatic products in 2021, with an export value of US$21.539 billion.
Over the week, the closing price of CBOT March soy futures surged 2.8%.
BASF and Cargill have announced their expanded cooperation, adding the US market to their existing feed enzymes development and distribution agreement.
eFeedLink statistics show that China's aquafeed production in the first three quarters of 2022 was close to 20 million tonnes, a 6.25% increase compared with the same period in 2021. Meanwhile, according to customs statistics, in the first three quarters, China imported 1.4 million tonnes of fishmeal, a year-on-year decrease of 58,000 tonne.