Monday, December 11, 2017

Replacing antibiotics in livestock production

Animal Husbandry sector is one of the fastest growing agricultural sectors contributing about 40 percent of the global value of agricultural production. Livestock provides...

Nutritional Significance of Dietary Cation Anion Difference (DCAD) in Transition Cows

Introduction Dietary Cation-Anion Difference(DCAD) balancing is a complex concept but has simple and profound effect on performance and health of dairy animals. It exerts strong...

Energy: the key factor for efficient milk production

Despite worldwide milk prices remaining at low levels over the last few years, demand for dairy products has held steady, especially in many South...

Grain chiller: the importance of technology for Feed industry

Feed is a mix of whole or processed grains & concentrates for all species of animals, which is now commercially produced for livestock, poultry,...

Methionine–Underlying opportunities in Asian economies

The role of methionine is very vibrant in the animal poultry market. Methionine is advantageous as a feed supplement across the spectrum of livestock...

Lameness in dairy cattle- “A big challenge for commercial dairy farming”

Introduction Laminitis is also known as founder. It is defined as the inflammation of the sensitive structures of the hoof which may be of infectious...

Quality Standards in Animal Feed Industry

As per the data shared by National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) (Feb 2017:PIB), the dairy cooperative network in the country produces about 3.6 million...

HACCP in Asia: the underestimated importance of a proactive risk analysis

The greatest hazard for the quality and safety lies in the underestimation of the risks during the production process. Ad-hoc measures after incidents rarely...

Using enzyme promises better profits in Poultry Feed

Feed accounts for more than 70% of production cost in poultry industry, hence its maximum utilization is of utmost importance for cost effective poultry...

The process of feed making

When making feeds, manufacturers consider the age, production level of the animal, species and the cost of the feed. They then play around with figures...