Unlike other animals, cattle have great difficulty in dissipating their heat loads efficiently, as they do not sweat much and rely on respiration to cool down.
A sow uses 36.6% of her body mass per year to develop her piglets and 200% to produce the milk that feeds them.
The number of eggs a hen produces over her lifetime is important and as a flock, the timing of peak production, layer lifecycle and percentage should be optimal.
Pododermatitis is not only a broiler welfare issue, but it also means producers lose out on a potential market. The export of chicken feet makes for good business, one that certainly adds to profit margins.
Growing populations means farmers are under pressure to produce more food, yet they are expected to increase protein production while using fewer resources and keeping food costs down.
Gusti® Plus is very effective in attracting cows to the milking robot, according to Adisseo's Palatability experts: 'Cows really love this flavour.
Although cereals and protein meals contain high levels of valuable nutrients, animals are unable to fully utilize them due to their inaccessibility or limited digestibility.
The rapid growth and intensification of the shrimp farming industry have resulted in the emergence of devastating shrimp diseases.