Friday, September 18, 2020

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...

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...

Layer feed efficiency improved by red algae

December 2014: Research is ongoing to identify areas where algae can improve animal performance, health and welfare. Algae (also called seaweeds) are considered an important...

Wanda-new, low-cost cattle feeding material

The Punjab Livestock and Dairy Development Board have developed a new, low-cost cattle feeding material, Wanda, made from maize cobs and would offer training...

As aquaculture booms, it’s consuming more fish than it produces

Aquaculture is one way to meet Asia's growing demand for seafood, but using fish as feed could worsen the problem of declining fish stocks...

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...

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...

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...

An alternative feed component as universal immunostimulant for shrimp

A technology that once looked promising as an alternative source of jet fuel for US military aircraft now has commercial applications for shrimp feed,...

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...