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/PageFiles/23232/001_boerderij-image-1514950.jpegEquipment company exports over 200 pig feeders to Japan

News UK pig equipment company, Quality Equipment, has exported over £250,000 (€304,000) worth of high-tech exports to Japan. In the last two years more than 200 automatic feeders for young pigs have been delivered. The last consignment followed a visit by Glyn Baker and Michael Mattmüller, of Quality Equ...
http://www.allaboutfeed.net/Processing/Automation/2014/5/Equipment-company-exports-award-winning-pig-feeders-to-Japan-1514600W/

/PageFiles/22710/002_boerderij-image-1326914.jpegStrategies for reducing feed costs

News Reduced feed costs lead to improved production efficiency and profitability of poultry enterprises. Feeding and management strategies will help in achieving these targets. Farm resources, management policies and mode of production are determining factors. By Dr Salah H. Esmail, Cairo, Eg...
http://www.allaboutfeed.net/Nutrition/General/2014/2/Strategies-for-reducing-feed-costs-1326901W/

/PageFiles/22608/001_boerderij-image-1453268.jpegNew vaccine delivery system for newborn chicks developed

News An alternate vaccine delivery system for newborn chicks has been developed by US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists to improve vaccination against intestinal diseases like coccidiosis. A common and costly poultry disease, coccidiosis is caused by tiny, single-celled parasites that belong to...
http://www.allaboutfeed.net/Nutrition/Research/2014/1/New-vaccine-delivery-system-for-newborn-chicks-developed-1455030W/

/PageFiles/22181/001_boerderij-image-1395535.jpegKSU webinar to focus on the future of cattle feeding

News A public webinar that will take place on October 29th will focus on the history and future of Zilmax, formally known as zilpaterol hydrocholoride, and its implications on the cattle feeding industry. It will be led by Chris Reinhardt, extension feedlot specialist for K-State Research and Extension. ...
http://www.allaboutfeed.net/Nutrition/Research/2013/10/KSU-webinar-to-focus-on-the-future-of-cattle-feeding-1395527W/

/PageFiles/21947/001_boerderij-image-1365035.jpegStudy: Effect of MOS on pig growth and feed efficiency

News ABSTRACT: The study carried out by The Department of Animal Sciences, Ohio State University, Columbus, was conducted as a 3 x 2 factorial experiment in seven pen replications conducted using progeny (n = 360) of successive farrowings of one Landrace breeding female population. By: B. A. Wenner,...
http://www.allaboutfeed.net/Nutrition/Feed-Additives/2013/9/Study-Effect-of-MOS-on-pig-growth-and-feed-efficiency-1364998W/

/PageFiles/21825/001_boerderij-image-1342756.jpegGrain fed Aussie cattle numbers on the rise

News Australian cattle numbers on feed for the June quarter was up compared to the same period in 2012 , according to the ALFA/MLA feedlot survey. Australian cattle numbers on feed totaled 872,992 head, up 9% on the March quarter and 11% above the corresponding period in 2012.Australian Lot Feeders’ Asso...
http://www.allaboutfeed.net/Nutrition/General/2013/8/Grain-fed-Aussie-cattle-numbers-on-the-rise-1342737W/

/PageFiles/21355/001_boerderij-image-1247241.jpegVet advises producers to vaccinate pigs before shows

News With Iowa's county fair swine shows season just around the corner, Iowa State University Extension swine veterinarian James McKean said there are specific steps that exhibitors and fair attendees can follow to decrease health risks for animals and people at these events. “Exhibitors are strongly enc...
http://www.allaboutfeed.net/Nutrition/Feed-Additives/2013/5/Vet-advises-producers-to-vaccinate-pigs-before-shows-1247237W/

/PageFiles/20985/001_boerderij-image-1185695.jpegUS Feedlots close as droughts cause ripple effect

News After years of severe drought, the US the beef industry with feedlots and meatpacking plants are closing due to lack of cattle in the US. Some feedlots in the nation's major cattle-producing states have already been dismantled, and others are sitting empty. Operators say they don't expect a recovery...
http://www.allaboutfeed.net/Process-Management/Management/2013/2/US-Feedlots-close-as-droughts-cause-ripple-effect-1185684W/

/PageFiles/20910/001_boerderij-image-1168282.jpegUS: High feed costs cut into cattle feedlot profits

News The high costs for livestock feed will leave US cattle feedlots with ‘slightly negative margins’ according to agricultural economist, Michael Swanson, from Wells Fargo & Co. According to a US government report the US herd, as of the 1st January 2013, was at its lowest in 61-years, following the wors...
http://www.allaboutfeed.net/Nutrition/Raw-Materials/2013/2/US-High-feed-costs-cut-into-cattle-feedlot-profits-1168262W/

/PageFiles/20614/001_boerderij-image-1120437.jpegStudy: Can Calibrin-Z improve performance in ZEA fed pigs

News Previous research has shown that dietary Zearalenone (ZEA) may reduce nutrient digestibility and increase oxidative stress in pigs; and that the use of Calibrin-Z (CAZ), thermally processed clay, can prevent the negative effects of ZEA. However, it is unknown what CAZ will do if pigs are already int...
http://www.allaboutfeed.net/Nutrition/Feed-Additives/2012/12/Study-Can-Calibrin-Z-improve-performance-in-ZEA-fed-pigs-1120432W/

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