Technical Paper

Phytobiotics: Sit Back & Relax - Isoquinoline Alkaloids Have A Positive Impact On Stress

Friday, January 26, 2024

Plant-derived isoquinoline alkaloids have been shown to have a positive impact on gut integrity due to ‑‑ their anti-inflammatory properties.

Bioavailability of encapsulated pigment from self-emulsifiable microemulsion in egg yolk pigmentation trial

Monday, July 3, 2023

Yolk color is one of the important factors for the customer's acceptance of poultry eggs. Since birds are unable to synthesize carotenoids biologically, carotenoid pigments are widely used to supplement layer feed for yolk color enhancement. Marigolds and paprika oleoresins are usually the sources of carotenoids, a ...

Trouw Nutrition and Selko Share Insights on Managing Grain Quality in 2022

Friday, June 3, 2022

As grain markets experience sustained disruptions, Selko, the feed additive brand of Trouw Nutrition, Nutreco's livestock feed business, is summarizing insights from its recent webinar, "Optimize your grain investment: How to safeguard the economics and quality of grains.

Nutrient utilization for sustainable beef production

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

In beef cattle production, requirement of feed to produce kg of beef is higher than other species, so considering more effective nutrient utilization is key for sustainability. Also, prevention of some disease is important. We introduce our unique micronutrients for utilization.

Zinc oxide variation raises questions of reliability, prompts alternatives for livestock

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Research presented by Trouw Nutrition, a Nutreco company, suggests the production process used to manufacture zinc oxide affects the essential trace mineral's variability and bioavailability in the animal.

Roles of fibre fermentation in monogastric animals: 2. Training microbiome to enhance fermentation of the major cereal NSPs

Saturday, April 11, 2020

In the previous edition, benefits of increasing post-ileal fibre fermentation through supplementation of β-1,4-endo-xylanase were introduced suggesting a hypothesis that effective fibre fermentation needs adaptation of microbiota. In this issue, recent AB Vista research will be introduced to demonstrate the import ...

Addressing a tumultuous 2020 from an animal nutrition perspective

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Just late last year, there were signs that China's ASF situation was stabilising and that the disease was being effectively controlled. No one would expect that China would face a bigger challenge in January – COVID-19. The longer-term effects of COVID-19 on the feed and livestock industry globally are still being ...

Trace mineral forms and animal gut health

Friday, October 25, 2019

The gastro-intestinal (GI) tract is not only the way for animals to obtain nutrients, but also the first line of defense against pathogens and foreign antigens. Therefore, maintaining health of GI tract is of great significance for animals to achieve high performances.

Trace mineral supplementation for the intestinal health of young monogastric animals

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Growth performance and feed efficiency are essential parameters when evaluating profitability of livestock. However, animal performance does not always reflect optimal gut health. Decades of research have supported the theory that improved animal performance such as average daily gain and feed efficiency can be impacte ...

Feed intake - not only a measure for animal performance, but also for gut health

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Undoubtably, weaning is the most stressful time in the life of a pig and associated with all sorts of negative impacts on the young pig. One of the most pronounced and easiest to measure impacts weaning can have on a pig is a markedly decreased feed intake after weaning, when the transition from sow's milk to a sol ...