Piglet mortality during parturition and prior to weaning is an ongoing economic and welfare issue. This review collates the current literature describing the effects of specific dietary supplements on key parameters affecting piglet survival.
Understanding the composition of the microbial community and its functional capacity during weaning is important for pig production as bacteria play important roles in the pig's health and growth performance. However, limited information is available regarding the composition and function of the gut microbiome of p ...
African swine fever virus (ASFV) is a dsDNA virus that can cause high mortality in pigs of all ages. ASFV is primarily transmitted oro-nasally or indirectly by feeding garbage containing infected ingredients, biological vectors or fomites.
Calibrating For Quality & Competitive Poultry Meat
Poultry producers would aim to strengthen supplies that are efficiently produced, resilient, financially sustainable and capable of meeting demand.
Pig Health = Quality Pork = Rearing Profitably
Pig supply and pork trade could be further benefited by better-growing animals, from which meat of more superior quality can be extracted.
Greening Beef & Milk Production
With antibioticelimination solutions, healthier cattle can be bred to meet growing meat and milk demand.
High costs of production, in conjunction with lower output, supported calcium phosphate prices to move higher. Sales of calcium phosphate remained limited, however, as feed producers were cautious.
Over the week, the closing price of CBOT November soy futures plummeted 4.1%.
Lacklustre hog feed demand impeded the sales of choline chloride. Producers slashed prices as the costs of raw ingredients fell of late.
ANDRITZ Feed & Biofuel experts will welcome visitors at Victam Asia 2022 (Booth 1910, Impact Exhibition Center) in Bangkok, Thailand, where three brand new innovations for the aquaculture and animal feed markets will be presented: the 3-Roll Assembly Upgrade for the Paladin 2000, Micro Feed System and Metris Vibe.
The price of corn in China surged from ¥1,870/tonne in January 2020 to ¥2,629 /tonne by the end of 2020, an increase of ¥759/tonne. Prices of corn stayed high in 2021. Entering 2022, the price of corn continued to trend higher. Price fluctuations triggered the substitution of this ingredient.