Saturday, December 16, 2017

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...

Potential of fibrous by-products for sustainable feed security

Ruminant livestock are typical herbivores with multi-compartmental stomach having unique ability to utilise fibrous plant feedstuffs by means of fermentative digestion brought about by...

Importance of feed based freshwater aquaculture in india

In India, the freshwater fish is generally being cultured in earthen ponds under the provision of fertilization and supplementary feeding. At present, the average...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...