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Antibiotics have been used to maintain the overall health of poultry by increasing production efficiency, promoting growth, and improving intestinal function for more than 50 years. However, they have a number of side effects, such as antibiotic resistance, gut dysbiosis, destruction of beneficial bacteria, and the pot ...
Fermentation of protein in the caeca of chickens may lead to the production of potentially detrimental metabolites, which can reduce gut health. A poor precaecal digestion is expected to increase protein fermentation (PF), as more proteins are likely to enter the caeca.
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Higher availability dragged down corn prices over the week, mitigating the increase over the past three weeks.
Vitamin B2 producers stood firm on prices, which were near record lows.
Vitamin K3 producers who were incurring losses limited output and lifted prices.
Alltech has released the results of its 2023 Asia-Pacific Toxic Heavy Metal Survey.
China's dairy farming industry has transformed tremendously, with small-scale and backyard farms banned following the 2008 Chinese milk scandal. More than a decade of industrialisation later, the country's dairy cow inventory recovered to 6.3 million head last year. Meanwhile, data shows that the proportion of large-scale farms with more than 100 heads of cows reached 72% in 2022 (compared with 19.5% in 2008 and 45% in 2014).