The best defense for layers

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The layer industry is transforming with the consumer-driven shift to cage-free eggs in many parts of the world. More than 200 different retailers, including McDonald’s, General Mills and Wal-Mart, have announced their intent to purchase only cage-free eggs in the future. Meeting this demand will require a sharp increase in housing square footage due to lower density, which will involve costly investments into cage-free housing.

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5 keys to successful antibiotic-free poultry production

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Find out how to promote the health of birds in no-antibiotics-ever broiler production.

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Nutribiosis is key in post-AGP gut health

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With the global regulation of antibiotic growth promoters expected to accelerate, what action can animal producers take to correct associated performance losses? Dr Milan Hruby, global applications senior manager at DuPont Animal Nutrition, explains how taking a wider view offers a potential solution to this complex issue.

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Major dietary sources of oxidative stress and inflammation

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When we design diets for young animals, it is important to avoid ingredients that can cause gut damage before spending money on additives that enhance gut health.

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Tailored dosing approach maximizes phytase performance

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Ensuring maximum commercial return is a challenge. The effective use of phytase matrix values can have a significant impact on feed formulation performance – resulting in savings. This article shows how applying Axtra® PHY matrix values in your feed formulation can improve performance, reduce costs & phosphorus waste and boost production efficiencies. 

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