Wednesday, December 19, 2018

More Sustainable aquafeed with marine microalga co-product

Dartmouth scientists have created a more sustainable feed for aquaculture by using a marine microalga co-product as a feed ingredient. The study is the...

Turbocharging Photosynthesis in Corn Hikes Yield

The discovery promises to be a key step in improving agricultural efficiency and yield, according to new research in Nature Plants, Corn productivity can be...

Metamorphosis: A Technique for Sustainable Fish and Animal Feed

Food waste feeds the larvae of the black soldier fly, which in turn has the potential to become sustainable feed for fish and animals....

Oregano may reduce up to 25 percent methane emission in Ruminants

When ruminants digest their feed, methane is formed as a natural by-product of the microbial process in the rumen, and since methane is a...

Microbial protein for environment friendly livestock feed

Deforestation, greenhouse gas emissions, biodiversity loss, nitrogen pollution – today's agricultural feed cultivation for cattle, pigs and chicken comes with tremendous impacts for the...

Seaweed supplementation may reduce methane emission in dairy cattle

Seaweed may be the super food dairy cattle need to reduce the amount of methane they burp into the atmosphere. Early results from research...

Research on Phosphorus digestion in layer birds

Phosphorus is an indispensable nutrient for humans, animals, and plants. But especially livestock usually cannot satisfy their needs with only plant-based feed. To compensate,...

Scientists discovered a new method to trace protein sources of Salmon

More than half of the world's fish and seafood products come from aquaculture. The increasing demand and the simultaneous decline of the natural stocks...

Ground-breaking reduction in greenhouse gas emissions with natural feed ingredient

Trial at Copenhagen University shows a 58% methane reduction can be realized by using a natural feed supplement made from fruit and vegetables. Livestock emissions...

Plant oil supplementation can reduce GHG emission in ruminants

Plant oil supplements reduce methane emissions and improve milk fatty acid composition in dairy cows fed grass silage-based diets without affecting milk yield. Ruminants contribute...