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Maize quality preservation in Tropics

The production of maize can be increased either by expanding acreage or by increasing the yield per hectare. But, it is very important that...

Impact of feed raw materials on pellet quality

While a lot of work is done on choosing raw materials and optimizing formulations for making animal feed, the importance of pellet quality is...

Impact of Moisture on various dimensions of feed processing

Cold mash conditioning is achieving the standard moisture and water activity at the mixer level. Water is a key ingredient in the feed and generally,...

Extrusion: Promising technology for Feed

The process of extrusion has been around for nearly a century, beginning in the rubber industry to produce items such as hoses and belting....

Extrusion-ideal technology for aqua feed

Extrusion processing technology is highly important in production of feeds used for intensive aquaculture. In recent times, there has been a constant growth in...

Mixing-a critical function in Feed manufacturing

Introduction The daily ration of nutrients that an animal receives from a feed may vary from time to time due to a number of reasons....

Troubleshooting The Pelleting Process

Introduction The benefits of producing good quality pellets are well documented and accepted. This article will deal specifically with production matters and pelleting technique for...

The Science of Pelleting

Pelleting converts a finely ground blend of ingredients into dense, free flowing agglomerates (pellets). It is a fairly expensive process in terms of both...

Problems Encountered during Feed Milling in Tropics

Feed processing is becoming a more challenging task than ever with coming newer raw materials and technologies, and growing advance research to control increasing...

Role of Moisture Control in Feed Processing

Pellet quality and efficient functioning of machinery are the key factors for any feed miller. Providing ideal features for proper conditioning is the determining...