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


Former Cargill employee sentenced to 5 years for $3M theft

A former accounting manager for Cargill was sentenced to five years in prison for stealing $3.1 million from the company and causing the company at least $25 million in losses.

 

‘Nutrient Requirements of Poultry’ set for first review since 1994

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is set to update the 23-year-old “Nutrient Requirements of Poultry” to reflect the latest scientific literature on the nutrition standards for many types of poultry.

 

Pig nutrition study may prevent future PEDv outbreaks

A recent study completed by Kansas State University (KSU) researchers located in Manhattan, Kansas, found that implementing medium chain fatty acids (MCFA) into a swine nutritional program adds a layer of protection against porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv).

 

Numerous mycotoxins found across US corn crop this year

In its final Monday Mycotoxin Report of the season on November 20, Neogen summarized the mycotoxins that were found in corn across the United States this growing and harvest season.

 

Secrets of successful piglet feeding after weaning

Feeding piglets after weaning remains a challenge for most producers, whereas buying the best possible feed is merely the first step.

 

WATT Global Media announces launch of Feed Strategy magazine

Global animal agriculture and pet food publisher WATT Global Media will launch its new animal feed-focused brand, Feed Strategy, in January 2018.

 

BLOG: Advice for feed formulas: Fight formulation inertia

Ioannis Mavromichalis: Formulas are alive, and they must be updated at regular intervals.

 

How calcium, phosphorus impact broiler nutrition

Calcium has a profound affect on phosphorous digestibility, explained Dr. Roselina Angel, professor in the Department of Animal and Avian Sciences at the University of Maryland during a webinar, How calcium and phosphorus optimize broiler performance, presented by WATT Global Media on November 29.

 

WHO: Stop giving antibiotics to healthy animals

The World Health Organization (WHO) is recommending that livestock and poultry producers stop using antibiotics routinely to promote growth and prevent disease in healthy animals.

 

BLOG: There is no such thing as vitamin B

Ioannis Mavromichalis: Some believe vitamin B is just one vitamin like any other such compound, but this is far from the truth because under “B” there are nine vitamins.