April/May 2022 issue


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Enriched eggs gain traction, offer higher value
Enriched eggs are becoming popular among consumers as a cost-effective way to boost immunity. Dr TAKEHIKO HAYAKAWA looks at the kinds of enriched diets that can be adopted to provide both health benefits as well as commercial success for layer farmers. 

eFeed crafts cost-effective feed for producers in India
Indian startup eFeed is trying to bridge the knowledge gap between traditional and modern animal nutrition in the country. Kumar Ranjan, eFeed CEO, talks to ZAHRAH IMTIAZ about how they set about to teach more livestock farmers to tailor cost-effective feed suited for their livestock. 

BSF larvae research offers savings and boosts productivity for fish farmers
Latest research by Indonesian scientists show that black soldier fly (BSF) larvae is a promising alternative protein source for fish — a welcome relief as feed makes up close to 60% of production costs, writes MELIYANA.

A nutritionist’s view of feathering
Quality of feather cover in broiler breeder hens, especially during the production period, is important for the hen’s willingness to mate. SUTTISAK BOONYOUNG focuses on potential nutritional points that may be direct or indirect causes of feathering issues.

Alternative ingredients to corn in broiler diets
REZA ABDOLLAHI provides a brief overview of wheat, sorghum and barley, as potential alternatives to corn in broiler diets.

Balancing amino acids in dairy cow rations
AMY MOSS, GREG PARKINSON, TAMSYN CROWLEY and GENE PESTI explore an alternative LPlasma methionine (Met) is a strong indicator of bioavailability of rumen protected Met (RPM) products and is directly influenced by intestinal absorption of Met. ELLIOT NETO reports a study that compared a new RPM product to two currently marketed products. 

Boosting gut immunity without AGPs
The second part of Asian Agribiz’s Broiler Feed Quality Conference 2021 was led by Robert Swick, Professor at the University of New England, Australia and Robert Renema, Principal at Robert Renema & Associates Poultry Consulting, Canada.

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