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Top 10 articles about the animal feed industry from May

See what topics were the most popular in the animal feed industry in May.


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See what topics were the most popular in the animal feed industry in May.

INFOGRAPHIC: Grain, poultry and beef outlook 2016-2017

Huge amounts of corn on the market signals for farmers to shift into soybeans. 2016 bean prices are up 30 cents from 2015 crop.

INFOGRAPHIC: Top 9 Latin American feed companies

Based on WATT Global Media’s Top Feed Companies data, this infographic highlights the Latin American animal feed producers manufacturing more than 1 million metric tons of compound feed annually.

101 Top global livestock feed companies of 2014

Analysis of regional growth of animal feed companies and major developments with key industry players in 2014 and the first half of 2015.

How Peter made money with an updated feed program

Small savings can often lead to great profits. This is a real case, but with altered names, that demonstrates the point of how important feed cost is on overall profitability.

Getting rid of the trace mineral premix

I am often asked how to reduce usage of trace minerals in feeds for pigs and poultry. It must be that paper I published from my M.Sc. thesis and several articles on the topic since then. Given the relatively low cost of trace minerals, one is excused to wonder why anyone would bother reducing them?

New OSHA rules could challenge animal feed industry

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has published in the Federal Register a new reporting rule for employers that could pose challenges for the animal feed industry.

3 strategies for successful piglet creep feeding

Even though creep feeding is an old theme, I am quite often asked (especially when producers switch weaning age) whether it pays off. Simply put, it does! But there are certain conditions that must be met for this feed management tool to work properly. Here are three pointers to make creep feeding work.

INFOGRAPHIC: Animal feed additive market forecast, 2015-2022

The animal feed additives market is likely to be worth more than $21 billion by 2022, with gains of more than 3.7 percent, according to a new report from Global Market Insights. Growth in livestock production such as swine, poultry and cattle for meat consumption as source of protein is likely to drive animal feed additives market size.

Novel growth promoters replacing AGPs in poultry feed

Poultry egg and meat production account for more than 40 percent of global compound feed consumption. According to a recent scientific study, the poultry industry’s global consumption of antibiotic growth promoters, or AGPs, is three times higher than that of cattle.

Aflatoxin feed contamination: what you need to know

Although several other mycotoxins are more common in crops around the world, aflatoxin poses a significant threat and should not be ignored, according to Dr. Timothy Jenkins, product manager at Biomin. Deoxynivalenol (DON), fumonisin (FUM) and zearalenone (ZEN) are much more prevalent than aflatoxin in many regions of the world, but in warmer regions such as Asia and the Middle East, aflatoxin poses a significant threat.

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