The Good and Bad of Alternative Feed Ingredients Part 2: By-Products of Animal Origin

In Part 1 of our blog post series on alternative feed ingredients, we explored the pros and cons of plant-based ingredients, including corn and wheat by-products. In that post, we reviewed the challenges created by plant-based alternative feed ingredients and the role of exogenous enzymes in improving nutrient digestibility, performance and production cost management. Today…

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The Good and Bad of Plant-Based Alternative Feed Ingredients Part 1: By-Products of Plant Origin

Historically in the US, corn and soybean meal (SBM) have been the main ingredients used in animal and poultry feed since corn-SBM based diets have provided the best nutrition at the lowest cost. Recently, cost and availability necessitated the consideration of alternative feed ingredients that could provide the high cost nutrients in a diet (energy,…

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Food For Thought From the Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting

At the Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting in Louisville, KY last week, I listened to a host of interesting talks and participated in many thought-provoking discussions with colleagues from across the industry. I found the session on enzymes and probiotics and the discussions about poultry gut health particularly interesting. Here are a few key takeaways…

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BRI Academic Research Partners to Present Effects of Xylanase and Protease Enzymes in Poultry Diets at PSA Annual Meeting

Research Triangle Park, N.C.— July 22, 2015—BioResource International, Inc. (BRI), a global biotechnology company specializing in the research, development and manufacture of high-performance enzyme feed additives for animal nutrition, announced today that academic research partners are presenting findings of a study of XylamaxTM, the company’s xylanase feed additive, and its market-leading protease enzyme, Versazyme® at…

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How to Interpret Animal Feeding Trial Data

Innovative high-tech companies in the animal health and nutrition space are continuously developing and commercializing novel solutions to improve profitability for livestock producers. While studying the new product in vitro may provide an understanding of physical and biochemical properties of the product, animal feeding trial data is an essential component for evaluating the value of…

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BRI Academic Research Partners to Present Efficacy of Xylanase Feed Enzyme in Swine Diets at ADSA – ASAS Annual Meeting

Research Triangle Park, N.C.— July 08, 2015—BioResource International, Inc. (BRI), a global biotechnology company specializing in the research, development and manufacture of high-performance enzyme feed additives for animal nutrition, announced today that findings of a research study using its xylanase feed additive, XylamaxTM, in nursery pigs will be presented at the ADSA – ASAS Joint…

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