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Article published the February 26, 2007:

A protocol for evaluating locally-sourced alternative feed ingredients: an example using passion fruit seed meal

Co-products are used in the feed industry worldwide, especially those that come from the cereal and flour industry or from rendering at meat and poultry processing plants. Co-products such as wheat middlings, m...
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Article published the February 20, 2007:

Managing bunker, trench and drive-over pile silages for optimum nutritive value: four important practices

The points of the ‘silage triangle’ are represented by persons responsible for (1) the dairy cattle, (2) the forage, and (3) the harvesting process. In some dairy operations, one person is responsible for all t...
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Article published the February 13, 2007:

The Effect of Phytobiotics on Performance and Gut Function in Monogastrics

Phytobiotics may be explained as plant derived products added to the feed in order to improve performance of agricultural livestock. This definition addresses mainly the purpose of use in terms of a fee...
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Article published the February 9, 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 January 31, 2007:

Maximising nutrient utilisation: from enzymes to nutraceuticals

Toward the end of last century a major lifestyle trend emerged in the developing nations emphasizing wellness and disease prevention in the human population rather than treatment therapies. This focus is expect...
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Prof Paul MoughanVelmurugu Ravindran
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Article published the December 29, 2006:

Re-imagining the feed industry: focus on price, perception and policy

Global agricultural is in turmoil. World trade barriers are coming down. The EU Common Agricultural Policy and the US supports may become a thing of the past, opening up markets and leveling the playing field. ...
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Article published the December 19, 2006:

Use Yeast Culture to Feed the Rumen First

Healthy rumen microbe populations are important to dairy cows. Flourishing microbial populations can provide 50% to 80% of a dairy cow's daily protein requirement and up to 80% of its energy requirements. The r...
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Article published the December 13, 2006:

Adding value to pet food by utilizing the latest developments in nutrition

IntroductionAdding value to pet food today requires a two-fold approach. The first goal is to improve nutrition of the pet for a longer, healthier life and the second is to bring nutrition into focus such that ...
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Article published the December 6, 2006:

The Impact of Plant Extracts on the Immune System

Recent trends and developments in the area of animal nutrition have been characterized by an increasing interest in the potential impact of plants, herbs and spices on the immune function of animals (Tabl...
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Article published the November 28, 2006:

How Far Can We Go in Improving Animal Performance?

The animal production sector has undergone remarkable changes during the last decades. Ongoing progress in breeding through selection towards higher growth rates and improved reproductive traits has resul...
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