Saturday, December 16, 2017

Manure: from waste to valueable resource

Manure is like a double-edged sword. It can have positive as well as negative effects which depends on how it is used. Manure leads...
Traceability

Traceability, the key ingredient for future success

I read with great interest a column in “Industry Thoughts” segment of last issue of this magazine. It was discussing, why are we not...

Union Budget 2017 Takeaways for Agriculture Industry

Expert panel to curb high volatility in the Agri markets The Union Budget was announced on February 1 with three major reforms - there was...

GM Crops in Livestock Feed Industry

Why GM food / feed at all? The mention of GM crops evokes a mixed response from different strata of people, like a section of...
Chicken business

Chicken business – is there an opportunity amongst obstacles?

The Indian poultry industry has transcended from back yard poultry farming to  ultramodern production system in the past 60 years, generating a turnover of...

Art of branding in Poultry industry

Poultry is one of the fastest growing segments of the agricultural sector in India today. Over the last few decades, Poultry Farming has transformed...

Production estimates for feed ingredients in India

India is the 3rd largest egg producer after China and USA. It is also the 4th largest chicken producer after China, Brazil and USA....
Animal feed

Animal feed: need for new technology to produce safer and cheaper feed

Year after year, month after month, a trend is emerging: Human demand for animal products is increasing day by day. More milk, more eggs,...

Impact of Goods and Services Tax on Poultry & Livestock industry

“India's existing indirect tax regime will undergo a complete revamp with the introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the year 2017”. If...
antibiotic to biotic

Scope for replacing anti-biotic growth promoters by biotic growth promoters

Antibiotics have been included in the formulation of feed for livestock production for more than 40 years as a strategy to improve feed conversion...