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...

Increasing maize productivity – the only solution to address limited supply problems

The wholesale prices of maize have appreciated nearly 10% in recent weeks, forcing end-users including poultry and livestock feed manufacturers to stocking the cereal...

Effect of Vinasse on Animal Performance

Abstract The indiscriminate and unscientific disposal of sugarcane vinasse in soil and water bodies has received much attention since decades ago due to environmental problems...

Solving the Chromium Mystery in Poultry

Chromium, as a micro mineral in the feedhas developed a kind of an ambivalent relationship with the poultry industry, owing to the myths and...

How many mycotoxins should be analyzed in Indian Poultry Feeds and Raw Materials?

The so called “Mycotoxins” is not a new subject to Indian poultry industry. Perhaps, it is not an overstatement to say that Indian poultry...

Tributyrin as a feed additive to bring improvement in gut health in poultry

Phasing out of the antibiotics as growth promoters from poultry feed recipes has increased the interest for alternative nutritional strategies, for both increasing poultry...