Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Dietary choline supplementation in dairy cows

Choline, a trimethylated quarternary amine involved in transport of fat from liver, provides labile methyl groups for transmethylation reactions and is required for the...

Scientists just found a way to make GMO’s much safer

US scientists say they have taken the first step towards making "safer" GMOs that cannot spread in the wild, using synthetic biology. An errant GMO...

Fish Soy to increase its digestibility to more than 95 percent

Research supported by the soybean industry is looking to convert some farm-raised fish into vegetarians. A South Dakota State University fisheries scientist is developing...

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...

Technology to turn organic waste into animal feed

A Melbourne biotech company is using its software development skills to breed black soldier flies whose larvae turn organic waste into animal feed. Inside a...

Jatropha and its merit as animal feed

Climate change and predicted shortages of fossil fuels present major challenges. Currently, biofuel production is from agricultural crops grown primarily on arable land. Conflict...

New protein extraction method for Animal feed from Biomass

Deep eutectic solvents (DESs) are mixtures of solids that form a liquid solution at low temperatures when mixed in suitable ratios. The method has...

Camelina oil – A promising alternative

Memorial-partnered research leads to approval for camelina oil fish feed The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has approved the use of mechanically-extracted camelina oil as...

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....

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...