Does additional protein in cattle diets bring more profit??

Introduction Protein forms the costly and critical component of the ration in cattle feeding.Considering this fact dairy farmers usually expect more returns from feeding additional...

Straw based densified feed block technology: an alternative approach to overcome green fodder shortage...

Feed Resources Scenario With the feed cost accounting for 65-70 % of the total rearing cost of ruminants and other livestock, it certainly is the...

Responsible use of antibiotics in indian livestock farming

I think we can all agree it's in everyone's best interest to have access to effective antibiotics for people and for animals. It's critical...

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...

Water quality: A hidden limiting factor for animal productivity

Introduction: 79% of the planet earth's crust constitutes water, only 2.5% of all water resources is fresh water, 96.5% of water is in oceans and...

Organic chromium supplementation for fighting heat stress in poultry

Introduction: Heat stress produces detrimental effect on production efficiency and meat characteristics in broilers. Trivalent chromium is an essential element in the animal body and...

Tips for on-site mycotoxin testing and alleviation

1. Mycotoxins are a common occurrence All indicators suggest that feed and livestock industry professionals often encounter a mycotoxin challenge. More than 60% of those...

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...

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...

By-pass Proteins & its application in dairy animals

Introduction India leads the world in terms of milk production. The annual milk production is 146MT while the per capita availability is only 322grams.World's best...