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Selko Feed Additives: A study snapshot from ArMoR Health Livestock presentation

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

During a presentation at the ArMoR Healthy Livestock event held at Wageningen University in the Netherlands, Selko, the feed additive brand of Nutreco, presented findings from a study that evaluated how science-based nutrition influences metabolites and gut maturation during the critical weaning stage.

Perstorp's Antonia Tacconi: Customised solutions for the multiple realities of gut health management

Thursday, March 30, 2023

Headquartered in Malmö, Sweden, Perstorp has a footprint in many industrial segments including plastic materials, resins and coatings, and animal nutrition.

AB Vista's Signis: Promote gut health performance with stimbiotic

Friday, November 11, 2022

AB Vista has recently announced the company's expansion across Asia Pacific markets with the launch of its stimbiotic, Signis, in Vietnam, the Philippines and Thailand.

Sustainability, antibiotic replacement drive animal health trends

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Vaccines lead the way with disease prevention. Led by probiotics and reformulated traditional supplements, a wide array of natural products are taking over the anti-inflammatory functions once performed by AGPs.

Understanding mycotoxins: Complicated biochemistry, a diversity of causation mechanisms, and a roadmap for improving animal health

Thursday, November 1, 2018

• Many mycotoxins work by wrecking the cellular structures where protein synthesis occurs • Another causation mechanism is the inflammation (immune response) they create, which can reduce growth by up to 30% • As we remove antibiotics from livestock diets, mycotoxin levels need to be reduced or new, anti-inflammatory ...

Livestock health, vaccines and natural growth promoters: A profitable symbiotic relationship

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Natural growth promoters (NGPs) do not halt disease as efficiently as their antibiotic growth promoters. Vaccines are not fully effective without the immunity enhancing effects of NGPs. Together, the two can create a sustainable livestock farming paradigm.

Post fishmeal salmon farming: Health issues, aqua feed problems percolate up the supply chain

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Fishmeal's elimination from salmon feed creates serious farm-to-fork nutritional implications -and requires a brutally transparent, de-commoditized marketing strategy.

Well done! A clean bill of health for Thailand's broiler sector

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Seven post bird flu crisis years did not deter Thai integrators from undertaking a risky reinvention of their broiler sector. Thai chicken's productivity, exports, and reputation are reaping the benefits of this far-sighted strategy.

Fewer new products, more competitive pressure in the world animal health market

Friday, February 24, 2017

• Coinciding with a rapid expansion of the animal health market, the cost of developing traditional animal health products has skyrocketed even as number of new releases has fallen • This has given large dominant tier 1 animal health suppliers an aging product portfolio vulnerable to competition from generics • An un ...

Plant-based salmon feed: Health problems for fish, and for people too?

Monday, January 23, 2017

• The peaking and decline of world fishmeal production has brought the proportion of salmon feed accounted for by fishmeal from 60% to under 20% • Plant-based feed inputs create salmon farming performance issues but researchers are adapting plant-based feeds to salmon physiology • Skyrocketing plant-based feed inclus ...