Green Farming

Friday, September 3, 2021
Dietary fibre in poultry nutrition and their effects on nutrient utilisation, performance, gut health, and on the environment: a review
Dietary fiber (DF) was considered an antinutritional factor due to its adverse effects on feed intake and nutrient digestibility. However, with increasing evidence, scientists have found that DF has enormous impacts on the gastrointestinal ...
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Improving broiler performance and profitability through precision trace mineral nutrition
With many confusing claims regarding supplementation of trace minerals, nutritionists can struggle to understand which amount and form is best.
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Precision feeding and precision nutrition: a paradigm shift in broiler feed formulation
Broiler chickens grow rapidly, and their nutrient requirements change daily. However, broilers are fed three to five diet phases, meaning nutrients are under or oversupplied throughout production. Increasing diet phases improves production ...
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Progress of amino acid nutrition for diet protein reduction in poultry
There is growing interest among nutritionists in feeding reduced protein diets to broiler chickens. Although nearly a century of research has been conducted providing biochemical insights on the impact of reduced protein diets for broilers, ...
Thursday, January 28, 2021
LifeStart Sets Life Performance - An ongoing trial on dairy calves
Many researchers have shown the positive effects of elevated levels of pre-weaning nutrition in dairy calves on growth, health, fertility, future lifetime production and culling rate. Trouw Nutrition's LifeStart research programme f ...
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Emission reduction in dairy cattle - Approches via feeding
Within the context of adapting fertiliser and fertilising laws and ordinances and the current discussions on climate-relevant impacts of agriculture, the focus keeps on shifting to emissions from dairy cattle husbandry. It should be taken i ...
Sunday, October 4, 2020
Proprietary split-feeding system for breeder broilers improves hatching rates and welfare, reduces feed costs and supports sustainability
A proprietary split-feeding program for broiler breeders is disrupting conventional approaches to poultry nutrition. Developed by Trouw Nutrition, a Nutreco company, the split-feeding innovation has demonstrated improved hatching rates and ...
Monday, July 6, 2020
The effect of insect or microalga alternative protein feeds on broiler meat quality
Hermetia illucens did not compromise quality; meat was slightly more yellow (higher b*), had a slightly decreased pH, and was less adhesive during chewing compared to the soy-fed control. Furthermore, Hermetia illucens resulted in higher sa ...
Saturday, July 4, 2020
Comparative efficacy of an Essential Oil based (Green) disinfectant with a Conventional Phenol based disinfectant
Ever since the inception of disinfectants, they have been extensively used in all hygiene as well as biosecurity measures. Healthy production of birds and animals not only depends on vaccinations and medications, but also on the biosecurity ...
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Addressing a tumultuous 2020 from an animal nutrition perspective
Just late last year, there were signs that China's ASF situation was stabilising and that the disease was being effectively controlled. No one would expect that China would face a bigger challenge in January – COVID-19. The longer-term ...
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Is Super-Intensification the Solution to Shrimp Production and Export Sustainability?
The government of Vietnam has selected shrimp production and exports as the pillars of rural economic development. The targets set depend on high yields through production intensification. International and national public research communit ...
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Ayucee: A perfect replacement of Synthetic Vitamin C
Role of Vitamin C is very well known to all. With other essential functions as vitamins, it also has a very role as antioxidant and stress buster. Although most of the farm animals can synthesize vitamin C in the body due to the presence of ...
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Organic chromium supplementation for broilers
Stressed broilers are observed to have lower feed intake and poorer weight gain, with sub-optimal carcass quality. These problems are exacerbated in regions with sweltering heat and high humidity (>80%) like Southeast Asia.
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Vitamin E and Se: does 1+1 equal more than 2?
It is well known that animal/poultry production is associated with a range of stresses, including environmental (high or low temperature, dust, not optimal humidity, etc.), technological (bird placement, vaccination, grading, transfer and t ...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Enhancing tolerance of broiler chickens to heat stress by supplementation with vitamin E, vitamin C and/or probiotics
Heat stress is one of the major challenges which the poultry industry faces during summer in tropical and subtropical regions. This study was conducted to evaluate the impact of Vitamin (Vit) E, C and/or probiotics on improving tolerance of ...

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