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Poultry Nutrition

The latest poultry nutrition and feeding strategies, scientific research, news and analysis from WATT PoultryUSA, Poultry International and Egg Industry magazines to help producers provide a balance of nutrients to meet the health needs of broilers, layers, turkeys, ducks, geese and other domestic birds.

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HKScan switching to domestic protein feed for chickens

HKScan will phase out soy-based protein and boost demand for broad beans in Finland
Thanks to a recent animal feed innovation, HKScan Kariniemen chicken farms will be the first in Finland to entirely replace soy-based protein with domestic pulses such as broad beans in animal feed.
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EW Nutrition acquires 51 percent of shares in ICON

Turkish company offers feed solutions for poultry, ruminant, fish sectors
EW Nutrition has concluded an agreement to acquire 51 percent of the shares in ICON, a company specialized in feed solutions for the Turkish livestock market.
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Immunity

Animal feed's role in improving immune response

In the fight against antibiotic resistance, a better understanding of the link between feed and immunity can improve production efficiencies.
Animal feed assists immunity mechanisms in livestock and plays several roles in animal health maintenance.
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Bacteriophage

Bacteriophages may offer antibiotic alternative for feed

Virus technology has the potential to provide an antibiotic alternative in livestock production while reducing pathogen contamination in human food.
As agriculture looks to reduce antibiotic use, bacteriophages could be used to prevent and treat bacterial infections in animals and humans.
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