Reducing climate emissions from livestock while improving food security

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Reducing climate emissions from livestock while improving food security and livelihoods is a global challenge. A recent study on manure management policies and practices...

India’s declining soymeal exports could drive fresh play in non gm...

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June 2015: India's declining soymeal exports could drive a sustainable niche for the country in supplying the global non-genetically modified (GM) market, says Rabobank...

Low corn prices increases domestic demand in us

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June 2015: As per the USDA report 92% crop has been planted, against 88% done in 2014. The weather is good for the sowing...

Is Indian poultry industry ready for future challenges?

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The way government of India is planning to integrate Indian economy with the global economy, it is clear that every industry must plan for...

The prospects and challenges ahead for Indian animal feed industry at...

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The Indian animal feed industry is completing its 50 golden years in 2015. For the last few years the industry is undergoing an exciting...

Nutritional interventions for improving egg quality in poultry layers

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In keeping with the pace of progress, changing food habits, demand for foods of animal origin and the health problems associated certain kinds of...

Antibiotic residues and strategies to reduce or minimize in food producing...

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Abstract Antibiotics are used in human medicine to treat infections, as prophylaxis to prevent infections post surgery/trauma and in food producing animals, to treat infections...

Dietary choline supplementation in dairy cows

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

New sensor system sniffs out mycotoxins in wheat

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The quality of grass herbage and grass silage significantly affects enteric methane production of dairy cattle, according to new research of Wageningen UR in...

Corn prices in US down

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April 2015: The sowing pace of corn in the US is faster than last year at 19%. The 5 year average was 25% and...

Art of managing high yielding cows!

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Introduction India is heading towards producing around 165 MT milk by 2020. Several projects and attempts are initiated by govt and private players to move...

Nutrient absorption – reframing the possible

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Optimisation of technical and economic performance in modern broiler production is a complex matter which increasingly requires a revaluation and reframing of what is...

Straw based densified feed block technology: an alternative approach to overcome...

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Feed Resources Scenario With the feed cost accounting for 65-70 % of the total rearing cost of ruminants and other livestock, it certainly is the...

Wanda-new, low-cost cattle feeding material

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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...

Domestic market – the only way out for Indian shrimp farming

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Commercial shrimp farming in India is about four decades old but it's only over the last five years, the shrimp farming industry of India...

New sensor system sniffs out mycotoxins in wheat

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Mycotoxins -  produced by fungi  contaminate about 25 % of food crops worldwide, according to the latest estimates. Detecting contamination quickly and reliably is...

Manure: from waste to valueable resource

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Manure is like a double-edged sword. It can have positive as well as negative effects which depends on how it is used. Manure leads...

Recent trends of soyabean production in India

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Introduction Feeding constitutes the fundamental and major management concern in poultry production since major expenditure (60-70%) in poultry raising is feed cost. Efficiency in feeding...

Feed technology – a cardinal tool to support milk production under...

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Introduction Dairying in India has long tradition reaching up to Indus valley civilization; however its galloping stride placed the country top of the world during...

Trace minerals – What you see is not what you get

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The Indian dairy sector has grown to enviable heights over the past few decades and there still lies a vast potential to be explored. ...