Feed Quality

Thursday, August 24, 2023
Solid & Science-based technology to optimize feed costs
One innovative technology based on the micro-encapsulation of seaweeds and plants extracts, which stimulate digestive functions, can help secure performance, and reduce feed costs, according to recent research program.
Monday, July 3, 2023
Bioavailability of encapsulated pigment from self-emulsifiable microemulsion in egg yolk pigmentation trial
Yolk color is one of the important factors for the customer's acceptance of poultry eggs. Since birds are unable to synthesize carotenoids biologically, carotenoid pigments are widely used to supplement layer feed for yolk color enhance ...
Friday, June 3, 2022
Trouw Nutrition and Selko Share Insights on Managing Grain Quality in 2022
As grain markets experience sustained disruptions, Selko, the feed additive brand of Trouw Nutrition, Nutreco's livestock feed business, is summarizing insights from its recent webinar, "Optimize your grain investment: How to safeguard ...
Thursday, March 10, 2022
Going back to basics with vitamin A in animal nutrition
Vitamin A is a group of unsaturated nutritional organic compounds that was discovered in 1913. Vitamin A is essential for normal growth and development in animals. Vitamin A stabilises the cell membrane, stimulates the synthesis of certain ...
Thursday, January 20, 2022
Rising inorganic phosphorus price: Strategy to tackle the increasing formulation cost
Recent disruption in the global supply chain and pressure from international carbon neutral policies have significantly reduced the supply of inorganic phosphorus (P) to the Asia-Pacific region.
Thursday, June 24, 2021
Removing prophylactic antibiotics from pig feed: how does it affect their performance and health?
Antibiotics (AB) are an important tool to tackle infectious disease in pig farms; however some research indicates that their frequent mis/over-use may contribute to the development of antibiotic resistance and the WHO has declared that this ...
Thursday, June 24, 2021
Feed preservation with organic acids reduces recontamination and nutrient loss - an indispensable part of biosecurity systems
Feeding the world's population is an ever-increasing challenge. It is expected that in 2023 the earth's 8 billionth citizen will be born. Supplying the population with sufficient food is a more pressing issue today than it has ever ...
Thursday, June 24, 2021
Mycotoxins transmission from sows to piglets
The presence of mycotoxins in food and feed is practically unavoidable due to their ubiquitous presence and stability. As swine is considered a very sensitive specie to mycotoxicosis; the dietary exposure to mycotoxins has adverse effects o ...
Monday, April 12, 2021
The role of non-animal origin feed ingredients in transmission of viral pathogens of swine: A review of scientific literature
The emergence of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) in commercial swine in North America and growing concerns about the potential for the introduction of African swine fever (ASF) from China, the European Union, or other affected regions has p ...
Monday, April 12, 2021
Modelling the feed intake response of growing pigs to diets contaminated with mycotoxins
Quantifying robustness of farm animals is essential before it can be implemented in breeding and management strategies. A generic modelling and data analysis procedure was developed to quantify the feed intake response of growing pigs to pe ...
Monday, April 12, 2021
Effective moisture management for profitable feed milling
Producing high-quality feed while striving for highest profitability is no new strategy to feed millers. It is, however, easier said than done considering many factors affecting feed process efficiency with its risks from raw material to fi ...
Friday, April 9, 2021
Stability, predictability and bioavailability of trace mineral source in the dairy cattle ration - Insights from animal nutrition research
Selko, the Feed Additives brand of Trouw Nutrition, is sharing research exploring the use of different trace mineral sources, mineral absorption and bioavailability when used in dairy cows and cattle feeds.
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Nutrient utilization for sustainable beef production
In beef cattle production, requirement of feed to produce kg of beef is higher than other species, so considering more effective nutrient utilization is key for sustainability. Also, prevention of some disease is important. We introduce our ...
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Managing high ingredient costs to make more cents
In the past 3 months, we have experienced a big surge in prices of raw materials especially for corn and soybean meal. In a span of five years, the price of soybean meal at the last quarter of 2020 has been the highest so far. The same scen ...
Friday, February 26, 2021
DSM ROVIMIX® A1000, your reliable vitamin A source
We all know vitamins are essential for the health of our farm animals but do you also know that of all vitamins, vitamin A may well be the most challenging to produce?

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