Saturday, April 20, 2019

Strategies to improve feed efficiency

This is a continuation of Feed Conference coverage and is covering next two presentations delivered by eminent speakers – Dr. Pradeep Krishnan of Evonik...

Ellagitannins with SCFA for improved performance of poultry

The use of antibiotics as growth promoters is predominant in the poultry industry until the concern about the development of antibiotic resistance was raised....

Organic acids in aquafeeds – A sustainable alternative to antibiotics

Introduction Aquaculture has today become the fastest growing food sector industry, moving forward rapidly in a profitable manner. The immense growth in modern aquaculture has...

Role of Saccharomyces cerevisiae as yeast in dairy nutrition – A review

Introduction Use of Saccharomyces cerevisiae in dairy nutrition is gaining popularity day by day. In the last few years, several dairy nutrition companies have commercially...

Alltech Global Feed Survey-An annual industry assessment shows 3% growth in global feed...

International feed production has increased by a strong 3% to a record 1.103 billion tonnes in 2018, as estimated by 2019 Alltech Global Feed...

Effect of probiotic in aquaculture

Introduction Aquaculture has been accelerating for decades, although outbreaks of a wide variety of infectious diseases have resulted in devastating economic losses in the country....

Gizzard erosion and ulceration syndrome in poultry

Gizzard erosion and ulceration syndrome (GEU) in poultry are characterized by macroscopic defects in the koilin layer as well as defects and inflammation of...

Factors to Consider When Evaluating and Using Alternative Feed Ingredients

A list of considerations for feed formulators to evaluate alternative or novel feed ingredients when the availability or price of conventional ingredients prove constraining. As...

Nutritional Strategies to Minimize Ascites in Broilers

Ascites (or water belly) is a condition of fast-growing broiler chickens (especially in male broilers) in which the excess amount of ascetic fluid isaccumulated...

Trends & Developments in Livestock Sector in India

Animal husbandry is an integral part of Indian agriculture supporting the livelihood of more than two-thirds of the rural population engaged in agriculture and...