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AB Vista launches Signis at IPPE

Animal feed additive aids in the development of the fiber-digesting microbiome in pigs and poultry
Pig and poultry feed additive that aids the fiber-digesting microbiome launched by AB Vista at IPPE.
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Time to revisit calcium levels in pig feed

We use calcium specifications from decades-old research, so we need to make sure those numbers are still valid.
Despite its abundance and low price, calcium cannot be used without caution and, as it happens, this is the case as it is invariably being used as a common carrier for many products.
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Ghana researchers suggest insect meal as alternative protein

Insect meal may replace soy and fish meal as the cheapest and safest source of protein feed for the country’s livestock.
Various researchers around the world have investigated the possibility of using insect meal as a sustainable source of nutrition in livestock feed. Is it the answer Ghana needs?
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Alternative proteins

EU's booming insect market requires collaboration to grow

Insect meal has enormous potential for animal feed, but further investment, research and regulations are needed if it's to become a truly viable protein alternative.
Europe has made huge progress breeding insects for animal feed but uptake remains nascent, partly because production hasn't reached critical mass and partly because of numerous regulatory hurdles. But, experts believe a science-driven collaborative push from industry and government might be all that's needed to mainstream insects.
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