What are animals fed and why?

Some animals, like  and  are what animal scientists call “ruminants,” which means that they digest their food by fermenting it 

Formulating livestock diets without antibiotics: the cost issues

Looking beyond alternatives, we must focus on cost, ingredient selection and dietary nutrient adjustments to fully replace in-feed antibiotics.

Feed: major bottleneck for aquaculture Ghana

The demand for animal proteins in Ghana and specifically for Tilapia is very high. To realise opportunities, a number of bottlenecks have to be solved, relating to feed, fingerlings and knowledge.

Sweet sorghum in the silage mix gives less methane

A group of researchers from the UK, China and New Zealand found that methane decreased when more sweet sorghum was mixed into silage for dairy cows. They also calculated the best mixing ratio.

New Zealand to ban antibiotics by 2030

“By 2030 New Zealand will not need antibiotics for the maintenance of animal health and wellness,” according to New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) President Dr Steve Merchant.