Saturday, October 21, 2017

New Forage Grass Varieties may boost milk production by 40%

New varieties of high-quality, drought-resistant forage grasses can boost milk production by 40 percent and generate millions of dollars in economic benefits for struggling...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Animal feed from Cassava peel

With 60% of the world's arable land, Africa has the potential to not only feed itself, but also to become a major food exporter....

Positive influence of ensiled kernel maize in Poultry diets

After a lot of concerns over use of antibiotic growth promotors (AGPs) as feed additives in poultry diets, the broiler industry is facing increasingly...

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...

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...

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...