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Poultry Nutrition

Could the benefits of gut bacteria be mimicked by drugs?

Four-year study indicates that some of the positive effects of gut bacteria could be achieved through drugs, suggesting new possibilities to address health issues in humans and poultry.
Developments in the field of human intestinal health may have significant implications for managing the poultry gut, and suggest a potentially easier way to harvest the benefits of a healthy gut microbiota.
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AB Vista to preview new carbon reduction study at ESPN

New research exploring the effect of a targeted enzyme application on reducing the carbon footprint of broiler production is among the insights to be presented by AB Vista at the European Symposium on Poultry Nutrition (ESPN), taking place in Poland from June 10-13.
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Cobb shares expertise, industry perspective at World Technical School

Fifty-three poultry professionals from throughout the world descended on northwest Arkansas this month for Cobb-Vantress’ exclusive World Technical School. Hosted at Cobb’s global headquarters in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, the two-week program covers a broad range of industry-relevant topics — from genetics to nutrition to housing. This year marked the 20th year of the program, which kicked off May 12.
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Kaesler Forum 2019: Rethinking flavors in animal nutrition

Discussing flavorings beyond emotional marketing strategies, presenting scientific facts - that was the aim of the Kaesler Forum 2019, which took place from May 8 to 9 in the Hapag Halls in Cuxhaven in Lower Saxony and attracted numerous representatives of the international feed industry, associations, politics, university research and the media.
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Country Junction Feeds to acquire Federated Co-operatives mill

Feed mill in Edmonton, Alberta, will help Canadian company add to capacity while diversifying products and services
Canada’s Country Junction Feeds, headquartered in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, has announced a major expansion of its operations with the agreement to acquire the Federated Co-operatives Ltd. (FCL) feed mill in Edmonton, Alberta.
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