Saturday, April 21, 2018

Agricultural biotechnology has the potential to boost up the supply of raw material for...

When feed supplies are dwindling, prices are rising. With increasing demand in high protein food, can we afford to resist agriculture biotechnology, which offers...

India: the next darling of the global oilmeal market?

Time and again, India is compared with China in anything from manufacturing to agricultural commodities trade. Despite the differences in terms of their agri-food...

Non-conventional feed resources: rational solution for inadequate supply of feedstuff

Most of us will know that India is pre-dominantly an agricultural country with around 70 per cent of its population lives in villages. 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...

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...

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...