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Programming: For nerds and nutritionists?

When I hear ‘programming’, I think of people sitting behind a computer and doing software programming for many hours a day. But in this editors view, I actually want to briefly discuss the concept of ‘nutritional programming’, which is slightly different, and probably more interesting. Nutritional p...

Novus highlights nutritional solutions at Eurotier 2014

Novus International will be present at EuroTier 2014, Hannover, Germany November 11-14, Novus will then highlight its sustainable nutritional solutions for multiple animal species. This year, Novus is also celebrating the 10-year anniversary of its highly-effective chelated trace minerals, MINTREX®,...

Maple Leaf Foods: 3Q results, increased sales

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. sales from continuing operations of $820.1 million for the third quarter was an increase of 8.2% from last year, or 7.6% after adjusting for the impact of foreign exchange, due to higher pricing in the Meat Products Group. Sales from continuing operations of $2,363.2 million fo...

People: Delacon hires new PR & communications manager

Phytogenic feed additives producer Delacon has expanded its marketing team with Karina Umdasch, 24, as from October 2014. Her future focus is on internal and external international communication as well as on social media channels. The scientific, technical communication remains the responsibility o...

People: Delacon hires new PR & communications manager

Phytogenic feed additives producer Delacon has expanded its marketing team with Karina Umdasch, 24, as from October 2014. Her future focus is on internal and external international communication as well as on social media channels. The scientific, technical communication remains the responsibility o...

UK: Faccenda launches trials to reduce Campylobacter

Full-scale trials involving the application of both steam and ultrasound to cut campylobacter levels on chicken carcasses are about to be launched by UK-based integrator Faccenda. The three-month trial using a Danish system called SonoStream will assess the effectiveness in terms of campylobacter re...

People: Delacon hires new PR & communications manager

Phytogenic feed additives producer Delacon has expanded its marketing team with Karina Umdasch, 24, as from October 2014. Her future focus is on internal and external international communication as well as on social media channels. The scientific, technical communication remains the responsibility o...

Study: Improved broiler production with litter amendments

For the broiler industry, concerns about ammonia (NH3) emission are multifaceted and include issues of live production performance, animal health, welfare, environmental impact and public perception. Effectively managing NH3 emissions is critical to meeting foreseeable regulatory limits. Further res...

Prenatal diet creates food preferences in young pigs

Early exposure to flavours of maternal diet may modulate food preferences and neophobia of young animals. The effects of prenatal exposure to a certain flavour create a preference that can be strengthen if the exposure has a continuity during lactation (Galef y Henderson 1972; Bilko et al. 1994; Des...

US pig and sow skin market access restored in China

The US Hide, Skin and Leather Association (USHSLA) announced that China has agreed to resume imports of US pig and sow skins to the mainland, lifting a 2009 ban on these products related to allegations of H1-N1 "swine flu" outbreaks. China's General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection ...

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