Friday, December 13, 2019

Innovative technology to produce enzyme for animal feed

An Indian research scholar, who developed technology to produce Phytase enzyme with a low cost, was awarded a Rs 50 lakh grant by the...

Microalgae to replace fish oil for sustainable fish diets

US researchers found that replacing fish oil with Schizochytrium in Tilapia feed actually improved the feed for the fish and also increased certain healthy...

Novel process to develop fishmeal substitute

Prairie AquaTech is developing an enhanced microbial conversion to produce high-protein feed that is converted into pellets for aquaculture. Bill Gibbons, an industrial microbiologist and...

Natural gas based animal feed

Pellets made using methane-eating bacteria — methanotrophs — that are found naturally in soil and lakes can be converted into animal feed. These are...

Pineapple fruit residue silage as fodder source for livestock

The NIANP (ICAR), Bangalore has developed a silage technology to preserve pineapple fruit residue and use it as fodder for livestock. Feeding of this...

GMO Camelina: Sustainable alternative to omega-3 fish oil

Diminishing global fish stocks are a serious concern for the environment and food security, yet our fish consumption keeps growing. Producing fish oil on...

Brachiaria: Wonder grass holds key to drought-resistant animal feed

It produces 19 tonnes of green fodder per acre, and about nine tonnes after drying.It produces 19 tonnes of green fodder per acre, and...

Camelina might be next option for poultry feed

Camelina 'cake' could be a new, attractive poultry feed Camelina is one step closer to being a feed source for livestock species. “Camelina is not a...

New sensor system sniffs out mycotoxins in wheat

Mycotoxins -  produced by fungi  contaminate about 25 % of food crops worldwide, according to the latest estimates. Detecting contamination quickly and reliably is...

Innovative Approaches for Climate Smart Livestock Practices

Climate smart and sustainable agricultural practices have been widely discussed at the country level. We have also initiated steps towards enhancing farmer knowledge about...