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Amino acid supplementation could help reduce the incidence and severity of wooden breast in broilers without having a negative effect on feed conversion or yield, finds a new research project funded by the U.S. Poultry and Egg Association.
China’s Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council intends to remove punitive tariffs on U.S. pork and soybeans, as well as some other agricultural goods from the United States, according to Chinese media outlet Xinhua.
India may currently have a ban on the import of corn from the United States, but the Asian country is still considered a market with a lot of potential for dried distillers grain with solubles (DDGS) from the United States.
Biosecurity is top of mind for European feed manufacturers and farmers as African Swine Fever (ASF) concerns continue to take their grip, but a coordinated response is well underway and innovation in preventative nutrition and vaccines in the pipeline.
A few years ago, I was introduced into the potential of algae. They appeared to be a source of energy and protein for farm animals that could be explored at low cost, providing a viable alternative to areas that cannot produce cereals and protein crops at an advantageous cost.