Importance of precise amino acids requirement in broiler production

In modern intensive poultry production systems, feed cost represents about 70% of the total production costs. After energy, protein represents the second costly nutrient...

Aquaculture and new trends in aquafeed for yield enhancement

Global demand for seafood reflects on increasing emphasis on aquaculture and consequently a steady rise in the requirement for aqua feed. Aquaculture is the...

Preventive Measures to Control Silage Spoilage

In developing countriesincluding India,livestock sector is one of the fastest growing segment of the agricultural economy. The supply of the green forage throughout the...

Feed Management in Layers

INTRODUCTION Nutrition plays a major role in the performance of layer birds. Feed management is the most important practice to achieve egg production at the...

Managing Aflatoxin M1 levels in Milk Demands Coordinated and Integrated Efforts

Aflatoxins are a group of mycotoxins produced by Aspergillus molds. Aflatoxins can be produced both in the field while the crop is under growth...

New Feed Raw Materials: India Market

India is the sixth largest producerof feed in the world market, amounting for production of 34.2 million metric tons in 2017 with presence of...

Mycotoxin Survey 2017: Threats present in feed

The mycotoxin survey results provide an insight on the incidence of aflatoxins (Afla), zearalenone (ZEN), deoxynivalenol (DON), T-2 toxin (T-2), fumonisins (FUM) and ochratoxin...

Will the roller coaster ride continue in soy meal prices?

Soy beans and meal prices were relatively calm during the first quarter of last 2 seasons. However, the season 2017-18 was full of events,...

Nutritional requirement of lactating buffaloes

Introduction In India, dairy farming is one of the best and profitable business which provides the rural employment. When it comes to buffalo population, India...

7th Global Feed Survey reports feed production exceeding 1 Billion MT

Last year, the Alltech Global Feed Survey estimated world animal feed production at over 1 billion metric tons globally for the first time. This...