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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....
09 November 2016
Eastman Launches Eastman EnhanzTM – an Innovative New Zootechnical Premixture for Broiler Feed
GLOBAL - Eastman will be using Eurotier as a platform for launching the company’s innovative new zootechnical premixture - Eastman EnhanzTM....
International Summit Highlights the Value Chain of Phytate Destruction and the Role it Plays in Precision Nutrition
GLOBAL - The opening of the 3rd International Phytate Summit (IPS3) yesterday in Florida, USA, saw nutrition experts from around the world discuss the latest research on phytate and its multi-factorial impact on animal production....
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....
08 November 2016
Driving the Protein Economy: Unprecedented Challenges and Opportunities
GLOBAL - Remarks by David Hughes, Emeritus Professor of Food Marketing, Imperial College London at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada....
19 October 2016
Advancements in Feed Analysis by NIR Set to Deliver Greater Benefits to Feed Formulation
GLOBAL - New developments in Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIR) technology are unlocking greater insights for the feed industry, which should mean improved returns for producers....
18 October 2016
8 Reasons to Use Broad Spectrum Mycotoxin Protection
GLOBAL - In livestock and aquaculture, feed additives are commonly used to counteract the negative effects of mycotoxins. There are many different kinds of products available on the market, the majority being binders. Some products tackle one specific...
12 October 2016
AB Vista Reveals Phytase Superdosing Strategies to Help European Producers Maximise Mineral Release
GLOBAL - The latest advances in phytase, to be showcased by AB Vista at EuroTier 2016, could play a key role in transforming feed and nutrition strategies, a topic currently in the spotlight following recent European proposals on reducing feed mineral...
11 October 2016
Understanding Dietary Fibre to Boost Animal Feed and Digestion
GLOBAL - The addition of fibre-degrading enzymes to feed delivers significant benefits for animal digestion, explains Dr Hadden Graham, Global Technical Director at AB Vista....
 
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