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Processing challenges of new types of feed ingredients

This article was originally published on All About Feed. Click here to read the original article. New feed ingredients...

Nutritional strategies to reduce antibiotic use in beef cattle

This article was originally published on All About Feed. Click here to read the original article. The approach...

Managing nutrition in ewes

The increasing demands placed on ewes in terms of multiple births in intensive, accelerated lambing systems, has triggered a marked increase in these animals’...

Creep feeding gives sheep farmers the edge

In the contemporary agricultural landscape, scientific advances help farmers boost production, good genetics are available and affordable, additional infrastructure improves margins and management is...

Global seed companies address climate change and nutrition

Global seed companies are adapting their products to combat the impact of climate change and address nutrition needs. But limited access to quality seed...

Opinion: Are all the arguments against livestock justifiable?

By Dr Heinz Meissner Worldwide, many debates regarding the future of livestock farming tend to concentrate only on its negative impacts without considering the positives....

Improving diets by reducing food loss and waste

With one in five deaths associated with poor-quality diets, a policy brief launched on 7 November 2018 urges policymakers to prioritise the reduction of...

Water requirements of livestock: 7 factors to consider

Water is a key factor in the digestion and absorption of nutrients such as carbohydrates, proteins and fats in livestock. A lack of water...

Why drink milk?

On 1 June 2018, South Africa will join many other countries around the world in celebrating the 18th annual World Milk Day. Click here...

Global food trade must focus on nutrition over cost

Global trade in food is essential for all countries, but the world's trade and regulation rulebook needs to be rebooted with an eye to...