Choosing a product to promote the development and maintenance of a healthy gut in animals is essential for not only achieving optimal production performance but also to meet high health and welfare standards. Unlocking the inherent functionalities and nutritional values of feed ingredients, such as present in yeast, can already take us a long way.
Chr. Hansen has launched a new portfolio of stable live probiotics for use in pet foods and supplements, empowering every pet’s life stage with good bacteria.
Healthy animals are the foundation for healthy people. And healthy people are the basis for a stable and productive society, not only during or shortly after a pandemic like the one we have been witnessing. After all, animal feed as the first link in the food chain is the right starting point for measures to improve animal welfare and thus animal health. Companies in the agricultural and food industry...
The global feed additives market draws attention as a growing market day by day. Some industry reports predict that the market will grow 6.1 percent between 2020 and 2027, reaching a value of $56.22 billion by 2027. The trends in the market of feed additives, which are generally used to increase feed efficiency, improve the quantity and quality of the animal products obtained, reduce the cost, and protect the health of animals, are shaped around animal and human health, welfare and environmental factors.
Berg + Schmidt developed the LipoVital product range consisting of nutritional feed additives. The company announced that unctional lipid toolbox supports natural pathogen control and efficient husbandry.
In the last 10 years, the use of probiotics in the feed of farm animals such as pigs, poultry, ruminants, aquaculture feeds, and pet feeds has increased significantly. According to a market research, the total sales volume of feed probiotics, which was 1.19 million tons in 2018, reached 1.26 million tons in 2019. It is estimated that this usage will increase in the coming years for reasons such as protecting animal health, supporting growth, increasing immunity and productivity...
Nutritional strategies to preserve dairy performance under heat stress should focus on supporting nutrient utilization by optimizing diet digestion, while preserving rumen function. In this context, the rumen specific yeast S. cerevisiae CNCM I-1077 — demonstrated to improve both nutrient digestion and rumen efficiency — has been shown to effectively alleviate the toll of heat stress on dairy production and improve rumination behavior.
The use of probiotics in animal feed and nutrition is growing with each passing day. However, probiotic companies continue to roll out new products aimed at the livestock market. As a result, choosing the right and consistently performing probiotic for your specific needs is often a challenge. This article aims to provide information about "5 facts you need to know before you buy" so that you can choose the right probiotic for your animals.
Chr. Hansen launches Bovacillus™, a new solution to support dairy and beef cattle health and performance. The product is a versatile probiotic that can be used in all types of feed applications.
Chr. Hansen pioneers a new education program on the modes of action of probiotics for feed industry professionals. The company announced that the education is self-learning program to improve the understanding of probiotics. The training program is freely accessible to all.