Saturday, December 15, 2018

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...

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...

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...

Roadmap for ocean prosperity

"Sustainable Reforms: fishing smarter can increase economic growth, food production and fish population." June 2015: Scientists of a new research series say economic, nutrition and...

Soybean alternative to fishmeal

A Minnesota feed company has a new meal deal. The company is making a high-protein soybean meal to replace expensive fishmeal in livestock diets....

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...

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...

MycoKey to develop solutions for reducing mycotoxins in food and feed chains

Mycotoxins, produced by fungal mold, currently contaminates a quarter of the world's agriculture produce, making it a potential growing threat to people and animals,...

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...

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...