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18 April 2017
“Click-Clack” Doesn’t Mean Your Medicator is Working
GLOBAL - Many of the chemical products used in poultry and swine production are delivered through the water system. ...
14 April 2017
Enzymes Are Key Piece of Puzzle to Feed the 9 Billion
ANALYSIS - How do we feed the world’s future population and the growing global demand for protein?...
13 April 2017
Poultry, Feed Associations Place Demands Before Finance Minister
BANGLADESH - The Feed Industries Association of Bangladesh (FIAB) and Bangladesh Poultry Industries Coordination Committee (BPICC) have placed five point demands ahead of the budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year....
12 April 2017
Court Upholds Ban on Tannery Waste to Manufacture Poultry Feed
BANGLADESH - In 2011, the High Court ordered shutting down all feed factories using wastes of tanneries at Dhaka's Hazaribagh within a month....
Cherkizovo Group Announces Forthcoming Acquisition of NAPKO
RUSSIA - Cherkizovo Group, the largest vertically integrated meat and feed producer in Russia, announced its decision to acquire NAPKO, one of Russia’s leading grain producers....
11 April 2017
Feed Management Without Climbing a Bin
GLOBAL - The simplest way to check feed volume is to climb up and look inside. Not anyone’s favorite chore, and wet or icy ladders can make this dangerous. At best, it's still an educated guess....
05 April 2017
New Wheat Could Reduce Feed Supplements in Poultry Feed
UK & DENMARK - Researchers say they have come up with a special wheat that could reduce the need for feed supplements while at the same time providing key nutrients that promote healthy bones in poultry....
04 April 2017
NIR Technology Monitors Feed, Reduces Cost
ANALYSIS - NIR technology is being used by animal feed producers throughout the production process to help monitor variability of raw materials and finish feeds with the end goal of reducing feed costs. ...
15 March 2017
Poultry Climate Control: New Sensor a Milestone for Poultry Production
NETHERLANDS - Big Dutchman will start marketing an award-winning new sensor developed by Dräger with immediate effect: the DOL 53 sensor. Farmers can use this sensor to measure and monitor the ammonia concentration in their poultry houses permanently...
10 March 2017
German Wheat Starch Producer Helps Meet Growing Feed Industry Demand
GERMANY - The German organic industry is booming, with organic farming playing a key role in the food and agriculture industries. So much so that in 2017 the federal government is expected to invest €20 million to support and strengthen organic farming...
Proposal Promises to Help China Reach Goal of Green Agriculture
CHINA - Leaders from 300 agricultural companies have gathered in Beijing Wednesday to sign a proposal, promising to optimize their production processes and work together to realize China's goal of green agriculture....
06 March 2017
African Drought, Conflict Worsening Food Security
AFRICA - The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned that drought and conflicts were worsening food security across Africa, especially in the east, amid strong global harvests....
02 March 2017
2016 a Challenging Year for Livestock Sector in Zimbabwe
ZIMBABWE - The year 2016 proved to be a rather trying period for the livestock sector. The drought and continued pressure on consumer purchasing power exerted many challenges on all parts of livestock value chains....
31 January 2017
Georgia FFA Project Supported by Local Industry
When a local FFA chapter asked for industry support, Georgia Poultry's Heath Whiddon jumped at the chance....
Intrinsically Heat Stable Enzymes Can Take the Heat Without a Coat – Naturally
GLOBAL - The upward trend in commercial animal feed conditioning temperatures aims at improving pellet quality, as well as enhancing feed hygiene, and continually tests the stability limits of various feed additives, writes Dr. Ajay Bhoyar, senior manager,...
21 January 2017
Measuring Up Methionine Sources
GLOBAL - Methionine is an essential amino acid in animal nutrition. Last year’s global methionine market experienced strong demand growth of 6 per cent, despite supply disruptions....
12 January 2017
Farmers, Smallholders Warned Not to Feed Kitchen Scraps to Animals
UK - The Animal and Plant Health Agency is warning farmers and smallholders not to feed catering or kitchen waste to livestock such as pigs and poultry, even if they are being kept as pets....
03 January 2017
Clear Advantage for Clear Feed Tray
Hog Slat and Georgia Poultry stores have received their first shipments of a new type of feed tray. Manufactured from post-consumer waste, the Pur-Chick Clear Feeder Tray is different than the paper or plastic trays currently in use....
15 December 2016
Healthy Poultry Through Adequate Management and Balanced Nutrition
BRAZIL - Phileo Lesaffre Animal Care Symposium in Brazil focuses on health issues in relation to management practices and proper feed formulation regimes....
22 November 2016
New Feeders Prove Effective Way to Lower Costs
“Our old feeders just weren’t allowing us to compete with some of the newer barns around the area. Our very first flock with new Classic Flood feeders settled at number one,″ explained C.L. England, a poultry grower from Exeter, Missouri, USA. ...
17 November 2016
The Increasing Threat from Mycotoxins to Global Food Security
CANADA - Remarks by Christopher Elliott, Queens University Belfast, United Kingdom at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada. ...
15 November 2016
Dedicated Feed Line Boosts Flock Performance
Several years ago we came up with the idea of installing a dedicated feed line in the brood area to add extra feeder space and reduce hand filling, explained Georgia producer, Jacob Williams....
Positive EFSA Opinion for Mycofix® Ingredient FUMzyme® in Poultry
EU - “This marks a major step in achieving an additional EU authorization for FUMzyme®....
11 November 2016
Amino Acid Utilisation and Value of Phytase Highlighted as International Phytate Summit Comes to a Close
GLOBAL - The third International Phytate Summit (IPS3) concluded on 10th November with industry leaders discussing the anti-nutritional impact that phytate can have on protein digestibility, and the positive influence of phytase on amino acids....
10 November 2016
Formulating Minerals Will Focus on Precision Nutrition in Pigs, Poultry and Aquaculture – International Phytate Summit
GLOBAL - New research into how essential minerals such as zinc, copper and calcium interact with other feed ingredients could unlock greater efficiencies in animal nutrition, according to feed industry representatives....
 
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