Saturday, March 28, 2020

Viability of Camelina meal in cattle feed

Camelina meal is being tested as an ingredient for use in dairy rations in Canada in a bid to enhance milk quality. University of Saskatchewan...

A new cotton variety: A safe protein source for non-ruminants

Cotton is one of the largest producing crops around the world. The plant provides cotton fibre as the raw material for the textile industry....

Mushroom-based feed supplement might improve U.S. Cattle farming

The researchers from College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences are working on integrating mushroom and cattle production.  The team recently received athree-year, $500k grant...

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...

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...

Feed supplement may reduce cow methane emissions

International team of researchers found positive effects of supplement added to the feed of high-producing dairy cows reduced methane emissions by 30 percent and...

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...

Technology to feed cattle from waste

The organic waste generated by the food sector, such as crop waste, expired products like milk, soups, meat and vegetables, as well as those...

Natural gas protein-an alternative to fishmeal and soymeal

A new technology has been adopted by a Danish firm that is capable of producing natural protein from methane gas, using technology which is...

New sensor system sniffs out mycotoxins in wheat

The quality of grass herbage and grass silage significantly affects enteric methane production of dairy cattle, according to new research of Wageningen UR in...