Sunday, October 22, 2017

Mycotoxin challenges in production of poultry feed during rainy season

Introduction Mycotoxicosis is a major problem in poultry industry. There are about 50 fungi species harmful to poultry known to produce toxins, which are collectively...

Enteric methane mitigation in ruminants: A nutritional approach

Green house gases in the atmosphere absorb and emit radiation within the thermal infrared range. This process contributes fundamentally to green house effect. Green...

Quality Maize Protein (QPM): A way ahead in respect of livestock feeding in india

Importance and limitations of existing maize as grains At global level, maize accounts for 15% of proteins and 20% of calories in world food diet....

Good quality pellets does it make sense?

Feed pelleting  can be defined as conversion of finely ground mash feed into dense, free flowing pellets or capsules, in a process involving steam...

Nutritional interventions for improving egg quality in poultry layers

In keeping with the pace of progress, changing food habits, demand for foods of animal origin and the health problems associated certain kinds of...

The prospects and challenges ahead for Indian animal feed industry at 50 years of...

The Indian animal feed industry is completing its 50 golden years in 2015. For the last few years the industry is undergoing an exciting...

Antibiotic residues and strategies to reduce or minimize in food producing animals

Abstract Antibiotics are used in human medicine to treat infections, as prophylaxis to prevent infections post surgery/trauma and in food producing animals, to treat infections...

Art of managing high yielding cows!

Introduction India is heading towards producing around 165 MT milk by 2020. Several projects and attempts are initiated by govt and private players to move...

Nutrient absorption – reframing the possible

Optimisation of technical and economic performance in modern broiler production is a complex matter which increasingly requires a revaluation and reframing of what is...

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...