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Article published the August 10, 2007:

Formulating Feed for Broiler Performance

Every year the marketing age of broilers decreases by an average of 0.75 days for the same performance. This trend is likely to continue in the same direction for the coming years. Nutrition plays a vital role ...
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Article published the August 7, 2007:

Bacterial Developments: their Implications for Silage Production and Aerobic Stability

The silage fermentation is predominantly a lactic one brought about through the activities of lactic acid bacteria found naturally on the crop ensiled. These bacteria ferment sugars into varying amounts of lact...
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Article published the August 2, 2007:

Animal Production, Consumer Demands and the Role of the Feed Industry in Japan

Dietary life of the Japanese people has changed enormously over the past 50 post-war years. The protein/fat/carbohydrate (PFC) calorie supply ratio in Japan, as of 1995, is 13.6:29.5:56.9 (FNRA, 1997). This is ...
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Article published the July 23, 2007:

Water activity as a tool for predicting and controlling the stability of pet foods

‘Food safety’ was one of many buzz phrases for 2005. As 2006 rolls forward, we can see that the attention focused on the safety of food is here to stay. The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act requires that pe...
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Article published the July 13, 2007:

Quality Control in Feed Manufacturing

Feed manufacturers are often forced by circumstances to focus on short-term concerns such as: How many tonnes were produced this week, how many customers do I have, or how much down time did I have this week? W...
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Article published the June 28, 2007:

Manufacturing a Quality Premix

A premix is a mixture of vitamins, trace minerals, medicaments, feed supplements and diluents. It is a value added solution for feeds with sustainable safety and quality.The premix industry is charged with the ...
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Article published the June 25, 2007:

The new energy crisis: food, feed, or fuel? Will ethanol displace gasoline or simply take food off our plates and feed from our animals? How can new technologies help?

Can anything be more exciting, or more challenging, in our industry today than the competition for grains? Should food, feed, or fuel get first priority? In a global feed industry of some 700 million tons of ma...
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Article published the June 22, 2007:

Embrace the challenges of the animal feed industry

Animal agriculture has undergone remarkable change and growth during the past few decades, and it will continue to change in the coming years to meet higher demand for low-cost, healthy and convenient products....
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Article published the June 21, 2007:

Properties of food that may modulate canine and feline behaviour

Though most human-pet relationships are fulfilling, each year a substantial number of animals are abandoned by their owners or relinquished to animal shelters (Podberscek, 1997; Marston and Bennett, 2003). The ...
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Article published the June 20, 2007:

Towards better aquafeeds and feeding management practices in Southern Africa

South African aquaculture production, though limited in its contribution to Africa's and global production, has shown a significant increase over the past few years. Total production and value has increased fro...
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