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  • dierwelzijn

    Four routes to control Salmonella

    Tilburg (The Netherlands) ‒ In a recent trial, infected broiler chickens given an innovative treatment called Fysal Fit-4 (available from Selko) had a 0.26 log lower caecal count of Salmonella typhimurium and a 0.06 lower FCR than those given 30% coated Na-butyrate. As well as… Lees verder →

  • copper

    Animine presents bioavailable Cu source

    Sillingny (France) ‒ Animine presented bioavailability data of their new Cu source CoRouge at the International Symposium of Festem held in Italy. The Federation of European Societies on Trace Elements and Minerals (Festem) organised its 6th International Symposium last May in Catania (Italy). At this… Lees verder →

  • Novus

    Novus celebrates silver anniversary

    St. Louis (USA) – Novus International commemorates 25 years of business. The Company, which originated as the Feed Ingredients division of Monsanto, started on its path of Health through Nutrition when Mitsui & Co. Ltd. and Nippon Soda Co., Ltd. acquired it in June 1991.… Lees verder →

  • ‘Innovation vital in animal nutrition’

    Brussels (Belgium) ‒ Fefac and Fefana in June held a joint EU Conference on ‘Innovation in Animal Nutrition’. In the context of the feed sector’s political and economic framework, the event showcased a series of solutions that animal nutrition can provide. ‘Innovation is vital’, said… Lees verder →

  • copper levels

    New insights on antioxidant and probiotics in swine

    Blagnac (France)  – New insights on antioxidant and probiotics use n swine management were presented by Lallemand Animal Nutrition at the IPVS congres held in Ireland in June. Three new studies on swine nutrition and welfare were presented by Lallemand Animal Nutrition at the International… Lees verder →

  • GM

    EU organisations plea for rapid GM decision

    Brussels (Belgium) ‒ Coceral, Fediol and Fefac have send a letter to EU president Juncker to stress the importance of approving the GM soya been products that have been in the final stage since January 2016. According to the organisations the delay is effecting food… Lees verder →

  • mineral in cat diet

    Mineral requirements in petfood

    Le Grand Saconnex (Switzerland) ‒ Petfood producers try to optimize their formulations. To be able to optimize the price of pet food, many use meat based by products and vegetable sources as the main ingredients. These formulations then need to be supplemented to optimize nutrient… Lees verder →

  • Gabriel Garcia

    Gabriel García CEO of Nutreco Iberia

    Amersfoort (The Netherlands)  – Nutreco has appointed Gabriel García as the new CEO of its business unit Nutreco Iberia. He takes over this position from Javier Rodríguez, who passed away last week. García currently leads Skretting Chile, one of Nutreco´s largest operating companies, and will… Lees verder →

  • lysine analyses

    Lysine measurement in raw materials

    Boxmeer (The Netherlands) – Trouw Nutrition announces the addition of a new quality parameter to its popular NutriOpt precision-feeding system. Using near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy, this new parameter will enable farmers, feed manufacturers and others to rapidly assess the quality and levels of the reactive lysine… Lees verder →

  • plant breeding

    Plant breeding sector disappointed in EP

    Brussels (Belgium) ‒ The European Parliament’s vote on the report ‘Technological solutions for sustainable agriculture in the EU’ disappoints the European plant breeding sector. While the report received broad backing from the Comagri, the plenary vote significantly altered the final text by specifically suppressing many… Lees verder →