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A bag of cotton seeds for cattle
A bag of cotton seeds for cattle (Credits: Thamizhpparithi Maari)
Rice straw on the ground after the harvest, Central Vietnam
Rice straw on the ground after the harvest, Central Vietnam (Credits: Gilles Tran, AFZ)
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Freedom Rangers broilers
Freedom Ranger broilers (Credits: Cowgirl Jules)

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The 6th International Feed Conference organized by IMR, JRC, RIKILT, and CRA-W will be held from 25-26 October in Bergen (Norway). The conference aims at bringing together researchers, public organizations, industry and NGOs to reflect on and discuss the current and future challenges for feed. More information at https://feed2018.hi.no/

6th International Feed Conference

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Leucaena leucocephala flowers

Leucaena (Leucaena leucocephala (Lam.) de Wit) is a fast growing, evergreen,... Read more

Field with maize, cassava and jack bean

Jack bean (Canavalia ensiformis (L.) DC.) is a climbing perennial legume... Read more

Corn gluten feed is the by-product of the wet-milling of maize grain for starch (or... Read more

Acanthus (Acanthus mollis), leaves, Toulouse, France

Acanthus mollis L. is a perennial herb that can grow to a height of 0.9-1 m. It... Read more

Limpo grass (Hemarthria altissima), Maui  Hawaii

Limpo grass (Hemarthria altissima (Poir.) Stapf & CE Hubbard) is a grass... Read more

Kikuyu (Pennisetum clandestinum), flowers, Hawaii

Kikuyu (Pennisetum clandestinum Hochst. ex Chiov) is a tropical grass from... Read more

Grewia (Grewia bicolor), habit

False brandy bush (Grewia bicolor A. Juss.) is a many-stemmed shrub that may... Read more

Mung bean (Vigna radiata) field

The mung bean (Vigna radiata (L.) R. Wilczek) is a legume cultivated for its ... Read more

Indian laurel (Litsea glutinosa) forage

The Indian laurel (Litsea glutinosa (Lour.) C. B. Rob.) is an evergreen, or... Read more

Giant star grass (Cynodon plectostachyus (K. Schum.) Pilger) is a robust,... Read more

African palm oil (Elaeis guineensis), Kew Gardens, London

Oil palm fronds are a by-product of the cultivation of oil palm trees (Elaeis... Read more

Guinea grass, Maui

Guinea grass (Megathyrsus maximus (Jacq.) B. K. Simon & S. W. L. Jacobs) is... Read more

Wheat (Triticum spp.) is one of the most important staple food crops for humans... Read more

Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne is a thorny legume tree, usually about 4-8 m... Read more

Tamarugo tree, Chile

The tamarugo (Prosopis tamarugo F. Phil.) is a deciduous legume tree growing up... Read more

Sunflower seeds are the fruits (achenes) of the sunflower (Helianthus annuus L... Read more

Sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) is the 5th most important oilseed... Read more

Cottonsseeds, with linters

Cotton seeds are the seeds of the cotton plant. Cotton seeds are... Read more

Corn distillers processing

Corn distillers grain is the main by-product of the distillation of alcohol from maize... Read more

Manicoba or ceara rubber tree (Manihot glaziovii)

Manicoba (Manihot carthagenensis subsp. glaziovii (Müll. Arg.) Allem... Read more

Fish meal

Fish meal is obtained by cooking, pressing, drying and milling fresh raw fish or fish... Read more

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Broadening horizons

By Harinder P.S. Makkar, Emily Addonizio and Lemma Gizachew

To better monitor the national and regional livestock sectors and formulate adequate development strategies, it is essential to develop systematic approaches to accurately assess livestock feed supplies and obtain better insight into how feed resources are being utilized. The latter information on use of feed resources is achieved by characterizing the feeding systems. A detailed information on feeding systems in lowlands of Ethiopia is presented here. Also approaches to meet the deficiency of animal feed in the dry seasons are presented.

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Technological innovation and education training in animal production with a focus on feeding and feed production Technological Innovation and education training in animal production with a focus on feeding and feed production - NAU, 2018. Belt and Road Workshop on technological innovation and education training in animal production, 10-13 May 2018, Nanjing, China

Held within the Belt and Road Initiative, this document is the synthesis of a workshop organised to facilitate the communication of policy, technology, education and culture among the countries along the ‘Belt and Road’ route. It focuses on the development of novel ideas for the livestock sector development, building of a cooperation and exchange platform for livestock science and technology innovation, facilitation of the exchange of green livestock science and technology, promotion of mutual understanding and trust, advocation of the transformation and upgradation of livestock industry, and acceleration of the pace of livestock industry modernization.

Database of nutrient digestibility's of traditional and novel feed ingredients for trout and hybrid striped bass - Barrows et al., 2015. USDA-ARS National Program 106, USDOI

This database is the result of project initiated in 2005 to determine apparent digestibility coefficients for macronutrients, amino acids and minerals for traditional and novel ingredients in rainbow trout and hybrid striped bass. 

Table 'Standardized ileal digestibility of amino acids in feedstuffs for poultry' - Blok et al., 2017. CVB Documentation report nr. 61, November 2017

This document presents standardized ileal amino acid digestibility of feedstuffs for poultry derived from literature data on both ileal and standardized digestibilities.

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