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AB Vista to present phytase findings at APPC

The potential performance benefits from phytate degradation beyond simple phosphorus (P) release and the mechanisms by which this is achieved will be the key themes in a paper to be presented at the 10th Asia Pacific Poultry Conference (APPC) 2014 by AB Vista’s Research Director, Dr Mike Bedford. "L...

Fail-safe air inlets for pig and poultry houses

German turnkey stables producer Hölscher + Leuschner will present a novel type of air inlet for pig and poultry housing at the upcoming edition of EuroTier. The 'VRV Air', designed to be fail-safe and maintenance-free, is supposed to work even in the case of a power shutdown. Key are three elements:...

Fail-safe air inlets for poultry and pig houses

German turnkey stables producer Hölscher + Leuschner will present a novel type of air inlet for poultry and pig housing at the upcoming edition of EuroTier. The 'VRV Air', designed to be fail-safe and maintenance-free, is supposed to work even in the case of a power shutdown. Key are three elements:...

Russia: Largest poultry farm in Sakhalin to be expanded

GUSP Ostrovnaya Sakhalin poultry farm will boost the volume of the production of poultry meat and eggs, quoted the Russian media Itar-Tass the Assistant Secretary of Agriculture, Trade and Food of the Oblast Elena Mikhaylovskaya. The farm is currently, the only industrial producer of eggs in the reg...

Australian egg farmers concerned about McDonalds decision

The announcement last week by McDonald’s Australia that they plan to phase out the use of eggs from caged-hens by 2017 has received mixed reactions. Animal welfare groups welcomed the decision saying it will benefit both hens and consumers. Plus there have been many positive reactions on their Faceb...

Workers injured in Purina plant explosion

In a grain dust explosion at the Flagstaff Purina plant, four people have been critically injured. Two were taken and treated at the Flagstaff Medical Center. The other two were taken tothe Maricopa Medical Center. Four contractors were welding on the fifth floor of the plant, when dust produced du...

Ukraine feed industry to increase consumption of grain

Despite the general political and economic unrest, Ukraine’s feed industry is experiencing an increase in demand which will be reflected in the growing figures for consumption of feed crops in 2014/15, according to a report from the analytical agency APK-Inform. It is expected that the country's fee...

Pegasus mixer becomes better with new safety lock

Dutch company Dinnissen Process Technology launches an extra safety measure for its mixer, in case the compressed air pressure is lost. This innovation will be presented at the upcoming EuroTier. The feed mixers from Dinnissen are already equipped with dust-proof bottom valves. In addition, the Ultr...

Provimi to focus on dairy and piglets at EuroTier

Provimi (part of Cargill) will put focus on two different additives at the EuroTier. An ingredient for dairy cow diets and one product for piglets. Amaferm is a feed additive (zootechnical additive) that helps farmers to improve dairy cow performance. It provides rumen fungi the nutrients required t...

FUMzyme receives EU positive vote for authorisation

FUMzyme from Biomin’s Mycofix product line, is to become the first-ever purified enzyme authorized by the EU as substances with proven mycotoxin counteracting properties. Following the positive SCFCAH votes, the publication of the respective EU regulations would be the next and final stage towards c...

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