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Article published the June 19, 2007:

Judging pellet stability as part of pellet quality

Feed is too expensive to waste, so pellet quality has an economic value. There are a number of excellent methods to objectively measure and record the quality of pellets during the manufacturing process. This i...
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Article published the June 14, 2007:

What will the future bring for feed manufacturers?

Any attempt to predict the future should be based on sound assumptions and counting the variables into the projection to get a feeling where we are heading and what the drivers are that may determine the factor...
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Article published the June 12, 2007:

Are by-products of the primary (human) food industry questionable sources of nourishment for our pets?

Possibly one of the most frequently voiced consumer lores around commercial pet food is that pet foods are made from waste.There is a human trait, which leads to most people seeking employment in areas that int...
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Article published the June 11, 2007:

Use of soya in aquafeeds

Aquaculture is the fastest growing segment of livestock production worldwide, growing in large part because production is switching to more intensive, higher input systems. The main input is feed, which offers ...
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Lourens De Wet
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Article published the June 8, 2007:

Improved animal performance through feed processing technology (Part 1)

It is well recognized that feed represents the most significant cost of animal production. Even with sheep, which typically consume more forage (as a percentage of their diet) than do other domestic species, fe...
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Article published the June 6, 2007:

China: A transforming feed industry

A consolidated, more efficient feed industry is emerging, with scaled up plants and improved infrastructureIn the Yangtze Delta port of Zhanjiagang north of Shanghai, an ADM soybean extraction plant can crush 1...
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Article published the May 31, 2007:

Adding flexibility to the extrusion process

The desire for flexibility in the production line has existed since the earliest days of feed processing. In this article, we will discuss the methods available today for increasing extrusion system flexibility...
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Mr Doug Baldwin
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Article published the May 30, 2007:

Where the EU is heading with food and feed safety and the industry’s response

Animal feed manufacture is a significant industry within the European Union as Table 1 demonstrates.Food safety has been an emotive subject within parts of the European Union, with the media keen to pounce upon...
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Article published the May 29, 2007:

The importance of antioxidant protection: demonstrating and branding benefits in pet food

Animal nutrition in the last decade has seen great advances in the understanding and application of the correct balance of nutrients required in the diet and the quality of the raw materials used. In the compan...
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Article published the May 22, 2007:

Development and testing of a therapeutic pet food

Formulated or commercial diets for dogs and cats have been around for well over 60 years in North America. The first commercial diets were very similar in ingredient mix to the beef and raw foodtype diets mixed...
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