Monday, January 22, 2018

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...

The nutritionist challenge: How to cook?

"The gap between a good feed formulation and the good pellet is the same as that between the nice flour recipe and a fine...

Trace minerals – What you see is not what you get

The Indian dairy sector has grown to enviable heights over the past few decades and there still lies a vast potential to be explored. ...

Recent trends of soyabean production in India

Introduction Feeding constitutes the fundamental and major management concern in poultry production since major expenditure (60-70%) in poultry raising is feed cost. Efficiency in feeding...