Antibiotic growth promoters (AGP's) have a positive effect on growth. That is a fact. We all know that, and we know why using them for this purpose is not a sustainable option. One of the main competitive advantages one can have in the animal nutrition industry is to excel in these performance indicators such as gr ...
Wooden breast (WB) is a widely prevalent myopathy in broiler chickens. However, the role of the gut microbiota in this myopathy remains largely unknown, in particular the regulatory effect of gut microbiota in the modulation of muscle metabolism. Totally
The benefits of feeding spray dried plasma (SDP) during the post-weaning period are well known (1). However, there are limited studies about the long-term impact of feeding SDP to nursery pigs on subsequent performance and health status of grow-finish (GF) pigs (2). This study aimed to determine the effects of various ...
Innovative Feeds, Healthly Livestock, Better Profitability
The adversarial effects of nature are virtually impossible to escape - feed and grain could be easily damaged by climate change and mycotoxins.
Profit from high-yield dairy cows
More pressing challenges could lie in how food-producing animals are cared for so that a sustainable, global food supply can be maintained.
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.
Over the week, the closing price of CBOT November soy futures surged 2.6%.
Soaring costs of soymeal, which increased almost 20% over the past two months, stimulated the sales of lysine. With the costs of corn high, lysine producers stood firm on prices.
Vitamin B1 producers continued to negotiate prices in efforts to close deals. Prices have dropped 15% compared with a year ago.
Evonik has now developed a test for chicken products that shows how the animals were kept and fed.
With most antibiotics for use in feed banned in China, it is necessary to source more functional additives as alternatives. Functional additives that promote the growth of rumen microorganisms, modify the rumen microbial flora, stabilise the rumen's PH value, prevent rumen poisoning and improve the rumen's methane emission are the key functions of additives for dairy cattle. However, the application of plant extracts in dairy cattle has only been introduced in the past five to six years.