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Animal Feed Additives

Feed additives are added to livestock feed for farm animals that require extra nutrients, such as vitamins, amino acids, fatty acids and minerals to grow at a healthy rate. Find the latest articles, news and analysis on animal feed additives from the editors of Feed Strategy magazine to optimize food production animals’ diets. Register for free to access premium content.

ARTICLES

Nutriad showcases aqua additives in Turkey

Belgium headquartered Nutriad, a pioneer in species specific additive solutions for fish and shrimp, participated in the 9th Future Fish Eurasia exhibition, which was organized at the Izmir International Fair Center (Turkey).
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Benefits of feeding fatty acids to sows

The addition of fatty acids to sow rations improves colostrum quality, piglet survival and performance
Trials show improvements in reproductive performance, colostrum immunoglobulin content and piglet immunity in sows fed rations including short- and medium- chain fatty acids.
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Veterinary groups unite to fight antimicrobial resistance

Joint statement outlines steps veterinarians in North America, Europe can take to combat antimicrobial resistance
Veterinary organizations in North America and Europe have teamed up to combat antimicrobial resistance while ensuring the continuing availability of medications essential for human and animal health.
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Nigeria bans antibiotics for growth promotion in animal feed

Antimicrobial resistance a growing concern in the country
Nigeria’s National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has issued a ban on the use of antibiotics as growth promoters and mold inhibitors in animal feed, citing growing antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in the country.
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