Friday, March 22, 2019

Research on Phosphorus digestion in layer birds

Phosphorus is an indispensable nutrient for humans, animals, and plants. But especially livestock usually cannot satisfy their needs with only plant-based feed. To compensate,...

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...

Seaweed supplementation may reduce methane emission in dairy cattle

Seaweed may be the super food dairy cattle need to reduce the amount of methane they burp into the atmosphere. Early results from research...

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...

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...

Development in Aquaculture Feed Using Wine Waste

Waste from the wine industry is being developed into aquaculture feed with highly promising results. The South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) has partnered...

Turbocharging Photosynthesis in Corn Hikes Yield

The discovery promises to be a key step in improving agricultural efficiency and yield, according to new research in Nature Plants, Corn productivity can be...