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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 International and Feed Management magazines to optimize food production animals’ diets.


Study: ABF pigs need more dietary threonine

Poor sanitary conditions require amino acid adjustments
Study results have confirmed that pigs raised on antibiotic-free diets in poor sanitary conditions need to have their dietary threonine (Thr) levels adjusted if they are to achieve optimal growth.
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Piglet porridge, an undervalued tool

Widely known as gruel-feeding, a warm porridge of a suitably designed feed can help underprivileged piglets survive and thrive.
I have experienced firsthand the positive response of piglets (of any age) to a moist or semi-moist feed offered right after weaning.
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Ralco formulates nursery diets with valine

Ralco announced, effective June 1, Ralco EnMAX nursery premixes will be available with valine. The addition of valine marks continued development in Ralco’s extensive amino acid knowledge that helps power EnMAX nutrition and leads to diets with less soybean meal and more low-cost energy in corn.
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Nutriad appoints country manager China

Nutriad announced the appointment of Liza Fan as Country Manager China. Multinational Nutriad has been active in China for many years under the brands FFI and NATS, and recently invested in a new state-of-the-art production facility in Nantong. The company offers a broad portfolio of additive solutions for livestock and aquaculture to Chinese producers, supported by scientific data and technical management.
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MCFA set to power swine production into the future

Latest opportunities will be highlighted at World Pork Expo, June 6-8 in Des Moines
As the pork industry across the U.S. and Canada prepares for a new landscape of dramatically evolved rules, expectations and demands impacting how pigs are raised, advances in the science behind a ground-breaking feed additive technology are generating fresh solutions to help producers and their industry transition to the future.
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Nutriad presents at Asian technology and nutrition conference

Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad participated in the South-East Asia Feed Technology & Animal Nutrition Conference 2018 that took place from May 28-June 1 in Phuket, Thailand. Belgium headquartered Nutriad was a platinum sponsor of the event organized by the U.S. Soybean Export Council and contributed with two technical presentations on the latest trends in Mycotoxin Management and Salmonella prevention.
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Nutriad starts distribution in Japan

Company becomes the first European producer to introduce sodium butyrate portfolio into Japanese market
Multinational specialty feed additives producer Nutriad has reached an agreement with Watanabe Chemicals to distribute its products in Japan.
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3 trends in animal feed additives

Category is driven by increasing pressure to deliver results, PMI says
From acidifiers to yeast, the feed additive market is booming, but the best is yet to come.
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Pharmgate Animal Health unveils innovative new website

New Pharmgate Animal Health Website is designed to help provide producers, veterinarians and nutritionists with crucial tools and information
Pharmgate Animal Health has launched a new website in tandem with updated corporate branding to reflect the company’s mission to be an innovative partner for producers, veterinarians, and nutritionists.
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