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28 May 2015
Expert Video: What to Feed Your Chickens
ANALYSIS - Mike Colley, FAI Farms poultry manager, describes what goes into poultry feed formulations and how to ensure your poultry feed is safe. ...
19 May 2015
EU Soy Consumption Hidden in Animal Products
BELGIUM - A research report by WWF concluded that the average EU citizen consumes 61 kg of soy yearly, most of which is embedded as animal feed in animal products, and chicken is a key culprit with high soy levels....
Heat Stress Lowers Productivity in Poultry
INDIA - Research conducted by an Indian subsidiary of US animal nutrition company Kemin has shown that heat stress lowers productivity and reproductive efficiency in poultry....
14 May 2015
Vets Develop New Concept to Reduce Poultry Antibiotic Use
UK - A poultry veterinary practice has developed a fresh approach to reducing antibiotic usage on farm, to help fight the worsening issue of antibiotic-resistant bacteria....
08 May 2015
Renewed Focus into NSP Research a Year on from Inspire Forum
UK - While the feed industry is yet to fully understand non-starch polysaccharide (NSP) enzymes despite 25 years of research, AB Vista says a renewed focus is seeing more exploration than ever before....
07 May 2015
Weekly Overview: Greener Feed Ingredient for Chickens
GLOBAL - A co-product from the biofuels industry has the potential to reduce the UK's reliance on imported oilseed meals, a recently completed research project has revealed. Pressure is mounting on the US poultry industry to reduce the use of antibiotics,...
Novus to Sponsor International Food, Agribusiness Conference
US - Novus International, Inc. has announced its support as a Platinum Sponsor for the 25th Annual International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) World Conference held this year in St. Paul, Minnesota....
04 May 2015
Wheat DDGS Offers Potential for Future of Poultry Feeding
Distillers dried grains with solubles made from wheat (wDDGS) offer potential to reduce reliance on imported feed ingredients without compromising the performance or health of UK pigs and poultry, according to the results of a four-year project which...
01 May 2015
Tips for Managing Gut Health Through Better Nutrition
US - Talking to Zoetis, a leading poultry specialist offers tips for managing gut health through better nutrition....
30 April 2015
Critical Factors Affecting Feed Enzyme Efficacy to be Highlighted
MEXICO - The critical factors influencing feed enzyme efficacy in poultry diets will be the subject of a presentation by Dr Mike Bedford, AB Vista’s Research Director, during the first full day of the 40th Annual Convention of the National Association...
28 April 2015
Maize to Lead Global Grain Contraction
GLOBAL – Smaller maize output will drive a ‘modest decline’ in global grain production this year....
Environmental Feed Life Cycle Guidelines Released
GLOBAL - International organisation have released new guidelines for Global Feed Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), which addresses the impact of livestock feeds on the environment....
27 April 2015
Scottish Farming Union Sees GM Feed Proposals as Unworkable
SCOTLAND, UK - European proposals to re-nationalise policy on the use of animal feed containing GM are unworkable and could throw the Scottish, UK and European livestock sectors into disarray, said the Scottish National Farmers Union (NFU)...
24 April 2015
Zambian Poultry Industry Expanding Despite Feed Prices
ZAMBIA - The Zambian poultry industry has risen from a backyard activity to be a large-scale integrated business over the last 10 years but smaller producers are struggling with high input prices....
Arbor Acres Annual South Africa Roadshow Focuses on Feed
SOUTH AFRICA - Experts from Aviagen® came face to face with top nutritionists in South Africa recently to discuss the best way to feed the Arbor Acres® (AA) bird, as part of AA’s annual International Nutrition Roadshow....
23 April 2015
More Freedom for EU to Decide on Use of GMO's for Food and Feed
EU - The EU Commission has presented the outcome of its review of the decision-making process for the authorisation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) as food and feed. ...
17 April 2015
Insects as Animal Feed Seen as Favourable
BELGIUM - Attitudes towards the use of insects in animal feed and resulting livestock products are generally favourable, recent scientific research has shown, says Biomin....
Insects Equal Soy Nutrition in Animal Feed
UK - Insects perform as well as soy as a source of protein in nutritional tests, according to research presented at the British Society of Animal Science conference this week....
15 April 2015
Should the EU Allow Insects as Sustainable Animal Feed Source?
EU - European legislation should be adapted to allow insect products as a sustainable and innovative source of animal proteins for food consumption and animal feed, said insect producers at a meeting in Brussels formally establishing the International...
14 April 2015
Final Steps in Nutreco Take-over Go Ahead
NETHERLANDS - SHV Investments, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of SHV Holdings N.V. has started the final step in acquiring all issued and outstanding ordinary shares in animal feed and poultry company Nutreco....
13 April 2015
Student Research at WPSA Shows Value of Industry-Academia Collaboration
UK - AB Vista supports between 20 and 30 PhD students around the world, which lead to poultry innovations, says a research fellow who is due to present the results of such a collaboration at a conference this week....
10 April 2015
VFDs Are Coming to the US Poultry Industry
US - "Are you ready for the Veterinary Feed Directives?" asks Zoetis....
Study Compares Two Methionine Sources in Broiler Diets
US - Results indicate both HMTBa and DL-Methionine deliver equal methionine value, reports Novus International....
Quarterly Earnings Increase for Cargill
US - In its latest quarterly report, Cargill's net earnings were up by one-third from the same period last year, with the largest contribution by its Animal Nutrition and Protein business....
09 April 2015
Nutriad Continues Sales Team Expansion in Europe
SPAIN & PORTUGAL - Nutriad has appointed Antonio Vila as Key Account Manager for Western Spain and Portugal. ...
 
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