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Maintaining egg quality with Shellbiotic

20 Apr 2020
With prolonged egg production cycles up to 100 weeks of age, maintaining egg quality, especially during the 2nd part of the production cycle, is a growing concern.
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6.5 million pigs successfully weaned with Vitazero by Agrimprove

16 Apr 2020
With 100 tons of Zn saved & 6.5 million pigs successfully weaned with Vitazero, part of the ‘Aim-4-Zero’ approach, Agrimprove, pioneer feed mills and integrators are ready for the ban of ZnO in 2022.
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FeedLock®: Close the door for ASF with feed biosecurity

16 Apr 2020
By Maartje De Vos (Product Developer Pigs) and Kobe Lannoo (Category Manager Agrimprove Pigs and Cattle) Over the past decades, the global swine industry was challenged by several viral pathogens with devastating economic impact. Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED), belonging to the Coronaviridae family, was first reported in 1970…
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FeedLock® new feed mitigator by Agrimprove

14 Apr 2020
DRONGEN – Agrimprove, the functional feed ingredients brand of Royal Agrifirm Group, has introduced a new feed mitigator called FeedLock®. This product has proven to mitigate viral contamination of feed. It is used as a biosecurity measure on farm to close feed-related entry routes for contamination by enveloped viruses like…
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Less exposure to fluctuating vitamin E prices

06 Mar 2020
Feed cost accounts for the largest part of costs in animal production. For that reason, it is of high importance to provide the animals with the most cost-efficient feed to get maximum return. As many factors cannot be controlled, such as production issues or global epidemics, prices of important nutrients…
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M-prove: one objective, optimizing broilers intestinal performance

03 Feb 2020
Mycotoxins are naturally occurring toxic metabolites posing a risk to humans as well as animals. Despite progress in diagnostic tools and solutions, full prevention of mycotoxins is very difficult.
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Reproductive Tract Changes in Pigs Related to Zearalenone

31 Jan 2020
Mycotoxins are naturally occurring toxic metabolites posing a risk to humans as well as animals. Despite progress in diagnostic tools and solutions, full prevention of mycotoxins is very difficult.
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Fighting stress and mycotoxins in organic animal production

14 Nov 2019
Mycotoxins are naturally occurring toxic metabolites posing a risk to humans as well as animals. Despite progress in diagnostic tools and solutions, full prevention of mycotoxins is very difficult.
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Mycotoxins, a continuous battle

02 Oct 2019
Mycotoxins are naturally occurring toxic metabolites posing a risk to humans as well as animals. Despite progress in diagnostic tools and solutions, full prevention of mycotoxins is very difficult.
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Agrifirm launches product group brand Agrimprove

23 Sep 2019
Today Royal Agrifirm Group launched its new functional feed ingredients brand called Agrimprove. Within this brand Agrifirm develops new ideas in animal health and nutrition, and grows these into tangible improvements throughout the agri-food chain. Agrimprove is and will always be created in close collaboration with stakeholders in farming, feed…
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Protect weaned piglets from Streptococcus suis

09 Sep 2019
S. suis infections are a worldwide problem around weaning. Clinical symptoms which are commonly observed in the field are meningitis, arthritis and septicemia. The disease can cause high mortality rates and results in increased antibiotic usage (mainly amoxycillin). Thus, S. suis is responsible for significant financial losses in todays’ swine…
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Vitafibra: The third generation of fibers

03 Sep 2019
Since decades nutritionists all over the world are using fibers in animal nutrition. These dietary fibers can increase passage time in the stomach, increase or decrease the saturation feeling of the animals, alter the viscosity of the feed next to other applications. In the early years of the 21st century…
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Creation of a piglet feed line without medicated Zinc oxide

14 Aug 2019
Animal productions are facing an acceleration not anymore limited to the growth rate of pigs. Massive data produced by connected objects (e.g. sound recognition, accelerometers, …) require analysis using algorithm and artificial intelligence technologies...
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MCFA research expanding

02 Aug 2019
Following the implementation of new rules regarding the use of antimicrobials and continued advancement of key sustainability initiatives, new advances in animal feed and nutrition technology may be ushering in a new era of progress for poultry, swine and ruminant industries.
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Salbiotic, a professional sniper

13 Jul 2019
Over the last 15 years a continuous reduction in the incidence of Salmonellosis in humans could be observed, supported by the implementation of several regulations at EU level (see Fig. 1) and national Salmonella control programmes. Since 2014, however, human Salmonellosis cases are on the rise again, as is evident from recent reports…
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