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Influence of steam-conditioning on chemical changes of feed


There are several advantages of conditioning such as improving pellet durability index (PDI), eliminating feed pathogens, eliminating insects’ egg, improving feed conversion ratio, reducing processing costs, and increasing starch gelatinization. However, it has some chemical effects on starch, vitamins and protein. Amir Attar – CEO Alireza Abbasipour – Chairman of the …

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Effective and chemical-free means to control Salmonella in feed


The steps for controlling Salmonella in feed are; minimizing of introduction with raw materials, prevention of growth of microorganisms, implementation of reliable Salmonella kill step, and avoidance of recontamination during processing and handling respectively. Dr. Edyta MARGAS Food Safety Leader Bühler AG Control of Salmonella in feed has been a …

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Rumen-protected fats & reproduction in dairy cows


Dr. Alfredo J. Escribano Head of Business Development Nutrion Internacional 1. FERTILITY, THE ONSET OF PRODUCTIVITY AND PROFITABILITY Reproduction is a prerequisite of milk production. Despite this is a basic concept, practical (at farm level) feeding management does not reflect the same. Therefore, dairymen should devote special and additional effort …

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Past, present and future of the feed industry- 2


The future focus of the feed industry will be to verify their ability to meet consumer demands of safety and sustainability, while becoming more efficient and productive in order to feed the nine billion people estimated to be alive globally in 2050. Consolidation of the existing 31,043 feed mills will …

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Past, present and future of the feed industry-1


Changes in agricultural production practices began in the 18th century culminated in better approaches to overall animal feeding at around the turn of the 19th century. As a result, a constantly evolving feed industry was born.  Nobody knows when deliberate animal feeding systems developed, as it happened before the advent …

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Palestinian Feed Industry and the Needs of the Industry


Nasr ATYANI General Manager  Palestinian Food Industries Union  Poultry and ruminant husbandry sectors are two important areas that have a direct effect on the Palestinian food industry. Today, in our country there are 15 feed factories that produce various feeds for these industries. Therefore, poultry and milk sectors are completely …

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Dairy Cattle and Using of Concentrated Feed in Tough Times


Prof. Dr. Armağan HAYIRLI , Atatürk University-Faculty of Veterinary, Department of Animal Nutrition and Nutritional Diseases : “If alfalfa, corn silage and hay are expensive, proportion of roughage should be reduced to prevent metabolic diseases and infertility in animal and concentrated feed should be increased. In addition, shipping cost for roughage is …

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Good quality feed pellets does it make sense?


“There are several advantages for feeding broilers on pelleted rather than mash feed. The main advantage is the improved bird performance. Birds fed pelleted diets spend less time and need lower maintenance energy requirements during eating and digestion in comparison to those fed on mash feed.”   Mahmoud FARAHAT, Ph.D. …

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Sustaining Life with the Insect Protein


“No solution can create a sustainable food future, but insects can offer a viable way to close the protein food gap, with health and environment benefits. Industrial scale production is the next step toward ensuring that the entire food chain has access to safe, efficient solutions.” Andreas BAUMANN Head of …

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