Feed additives Technical Articles

Formulation and ingredients

Article published the April 4, 2016:

New evidence on ethoxyquin

EFSA’s Scientific Opinion 1 on Ethoxyquin as a Feed Additive was published in November 2015, when the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) could not conclude on the safety of the feed additive for target...
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Article published the January 26, 2016:

The future of chemically defined & botanical flavouring in Europe

The regulatory framework in the feed industry is changing worldwide, particularly in Europe. In 2003, regulatory changes required that all feed additives must be evaluated by the European Food Safety Authority ...
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Clément SouletJennifer MaurinSebastien Oguey
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Article published the December 18, 2015:

Quorum Sensing - a new tool for selecting feed additive ingredients

Nutriad has demonstrated the use of Quorum Sensing (QS) as a tool in the development of two new feed additives: one for broiler production and one for aquaculture. QS Is a form of bacterial communication that i...
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Maja Marien Tim Goossens
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Article published the December 16, 2015:

How do I decide which mold inhibitor should be included in my feeds

There are many mold inhibitor brands in the feed additives market which claim to work better than all others. However, not all of them are as efficient as suppliers might claim. What should you look for when se...
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JOSE LUIS LAPARRA VEGA
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Article published the January 16, 2015:

The impact of crude fibre concentrate on footpad dermatitis in broilers

Footpad dermatitis is a common problem in poultry. Severe cases of footpad dermatitis have a negative impact on animal welfare as well as on the commercial result of broiler units. The quality of the litter is ...
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Dr. Manfred Pietsch
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Article published the January 16, 2015:

Quorum Sensing - a new tool for selecting feed additive ingredients

Nutriad has demonstrated the use of Quorum Sensing (QS) as a tool in the development of two new feed additives: one for broiler production and one for aquaculture. QS Is a form of bacterial communication that i...
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Tim Goossens
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Article published the December 27, 2014:

Alternatives to antibiotics for farm animals

Introduction For several decades, the use of sub-therapeutic levels of antibiotics in animal feeds has been a common practice in many countries in order to improve growth performance and prevent from the adver...
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Vasileios Papatsiros
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Article published the September 12, 2014:

Dose response to betaine dietary inclusion in broiler chicks up to 40 day of age

Betaine (tri-methyl glycine) is a methyl donor which supplies the methyl groups for methionine production. It therefore may be able to support higher levels of growth in diets based on vegetable protein sources...
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Mike Bedford
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Article published the August 5, 2014:

Feed Additives: Do they work and how do they work?- A Practical Review

INTRODUCTION There is no universal definition for livestock feed additives, but as their name suggests, in general, they are substances of a low-inclusive nature that are added to stockfeed for a specific purp...
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Santiago Ramirez
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Article published the July 25, 2014:

Enzymes to improve health and performance of non-ruminants

Introduction The feed enzyme market today is worth approximately $1 billion USD and is dominated by NSP’ases and phytases, with proteases also playing a minor but significant role. The principal reason f...
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Mike Bedford
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