June 2021’s top 10 animal feed industry articles, blogs

June 2021’s top 10 animal feed industry articles, blogs

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Find out what you missed in feed news and blogs from last month

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


  1. Elanco to sell 2 manufacturing sites, close another

Elanco Animal Health Inc. will sell two manufacturing sites and shutter a third as part of its efforts to improve efficiency and reliable, quality supply for customers.

 

  1. 6 feed additives for poultry under heat stress (blog)

Ioannis Mavromichalis: Heat stress requires three areas of attention: animal management and facilities, feed reformulation, and additives supplementation.

 

  1. FDA guidance will end OTC antibiotics use in animals

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalized guidance for industry (GFI) 263, which outlines the process for animal drug sponsors to voluntarily change the approved marketing status of certain medically important antimicrobial drugs from over-the-counter (OTC) to prescription.

 

  1. Plant-based fish oil alternatives growing fast in aquafeed

Although they comprise some of the newest alternatives to fish oil and fish meal in aquafeed, plant and algae-based products are rapidly gaining popularity, particularly among producers who aim to target conscientious consumers.

 

  1. Danish Crown to phase out use of palm oil in feed

European food producer Danish Crown will phase out the use of palm oil in its value chain by 2023, the company said in a statement.

 

  1. PODCAST: Is BSFL a viable cattle feed ingredient?

Texas State University’s Merritt Drewery is studying the use of black soldier fly larvae as a potential feed ingredient for beef cattle.

 

  1. Insect meal expands alternative options for poultry diets

Insects can provide new solutions for animal diets and many benefits, but the industry faces challenges too, according to Stephanie Collins of Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, Canada.

 

  1. WH Group removes executive director over embezzlement

WH Group’s board of directors has removed Wan Hongjian as an executive director and vice president on grounds of embezzlement of company property.

 

  1. Soybean exports drop after months of high prices

Although corn and soybean prices are expected to remain volatile for the year to come, the latest reports from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) show signs that demand for both commodities has likely reached a peak, Purdue economists said during a webinar.

 

  1. How to measure the value of fishmeal alternatives

The aquaculture industry is growing rapidly, increasing demand for good quality aquafeed. The challenge for the aquaculture industry, according to one expert, is to feed a growing number of farmed fish with a limited supply of fishmeal.