Top 10 articles about the animal feed industry from November

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


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

Broiler super pre-starter formulation secrets revealed

This article appears in the July issue of Poultry International. View all of the articles in the digital edition of this magazine. We have already discussed the reasons and benefits from using a super pre-starter broiler formula during the first seven days post-hatch.

Ex-Cargill employee pleads guilty to stealing $3.1 million

A former accounting manager for Cargill has pleaded guilty to stealing $3.1 million from the company and causing the company at least $25 million in losses.

7 additives to replace antibiotics in US broiler feeds

It is no secret that the United States is following the path highlighted by the European Union, at least when it comes to banning growth-promoting antibiotics in broiler diets.

Cargill announces one-of-a-kind automated shrimp feed

Cargill has introduced a new precision shrimp feed that it says will revolutionize the shrimp industry. The new feed, called iQuatic, is made for use with automated feeders using acoustic technology. Through this acoustic technology, the automatic feed dispensers use microphones to detect when shrimp are eating, enabling the system to deliver more precise amounts of food when shrimp are hungry, according to the company.

Southern States selling feed business to Land O’Lakes

Land O’Lakes Inc. announces its intent to purchased Southern States Cooperative’s animal feed business in early 2017.

5 guidelines for alternative animal feed ingredients

“There is nothing better for pigs than a corn- and soybean meal-based diet.” This is what my professors told us at Kansas State University and University of Illinois, and they were right! I am sure many nutritionists in Europe would have said the same thing regarding a wheat and soybean diet.

12 tips for feeding hyperprolific lactating sows

The beneficial effects of increased feed intake during lactation on sow reproductive performance are well known. Sows with minimal body fat and protein loss during lactation take less time to return to estrus after weaning.

Zinc, copper alternatives for broiler and pig diets

Zinc oxide is an old friend of pigs, but an enemy to the environment and toxic to broilers when used at pharmacological doses. Copper sulphate is an even older friend to both pigs and poultry, but still not the best thing to dump into the fields through manure when used at growth-promoting levels.

Obama antibiotics proclamation points no fingers at ag

Animal agriculture far too often gets more than its fair share of the blame for the global problem of antibiotic resistance, so when I saw that U.S. President Barack Obama proclaimed November 13-19 as Get Smart About Antibiotics Week, I had to see what he had to say.

101 Top global livestock feed companies of 2014

Global compound feed production rose by 1.6 percent in 2014 – in part driven by the growing volumes of the world’s leading animal feed manufacturers. In total, the companies featured in the this year’s “World’s Top Feed Companies” report account for more than 40 percent of total global production.

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