Kemin Nutrisurance launches TEGRAVIA™, a functional fiber for pet food in South America. Natural cassava fiber product is a multifunctional option for pet food producers in Brazil.
Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health continues to stay at the forefront of innovation and provide producers with the right tools for disease prevention (such as mastitis).
USAID has launched Cargill, Ausvet, Heifer International and IPC consortium to combat threat of infectious diseases, antimicrobial resistance to human and animal health.
The review of the current knowledge of the most relevant gut health biomarkers for poultry production are summarized in this article and effect of the probiotic solution Bacillus subtilis DSM 29784 on modulating these markers are also highlighted.
Most farmers nowadays are aware of the value in adding small amounts of organic acids to the feed or drinking water to support the intestinal health of their livestock. Scientists have analyzed the preservative, gut health and antimicrobial benefits of these additives extensively.
Commercial piglets weaning implies sharp changes of the intestinal morphology and commensal gut microbiota. These changes can predispose piglets to post-weaning diarrhoea (PWD).
Since decades nutritionists all over the world are using dietary fibers in animal nutrition to optimize performance. In the early years of the 21st century the industry started to focus more on the prebiotic aspects of certain fiber and sugar combinations. This is what is called the second generation of fibers.
“The ‘Seed, Feed, Weed’ concept is a comprehensive programme developed in order to improve the gut health of birds, whether breeder, broiler or layer. Improved performance has been measured across all types of birds, however if good gut health can be established in the breeding population this will provide the biggest benefit to chick and hence bird performance.”
Trouw Nutrition researchers found that adding hydroxychloride copper (IntelliBond®) to swine diets could help improve growth performance and reduce negative interactions between copper and added vitamins or enzymes. The use of high levels of copper also was found to limit the overgrowth of unwanted bacteria helping to manage gut health, increasing average daily gain (ADG) throughout production and improving hot carcass weight.
Align Capital Partners (ACP) is pleased to announce the majority recapitalization of Custom Veterinary Services (CVS), a custom formulator and contract manufacturer exclusively focused on the animal health industry.