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…

Improving NSP Digestibility with Feed Enzymes

The primary ingredients in poultry feed are grains and grain by-products, which provide the protein and energy necessary for proper animal nutrition and growth. Corn, wheat and soybean meal are the most widely used grains in global poultry production. Each type of grain contains non-starch polysaccharides (NSPs) such as cellulose, arabinoxylan, beta-glucan, mannan and many…

Three Reasons pH Impacts Enzyme Selection

One of the largest problems facing poultry producers is the rising cost of feed, which accounts for up to 70% of total expenses. Enzyme feed additives, which improve digestibility and release of nutrients to the bird, allow producers to manage feed costs while optimizing performance and ROI, using either a re-formulation or on-top feed strategy.…

Poultry India 2014

BRI Attending Poultry India 2014

Next week my colleague, BRI’s animal nutritionist, Dr. Patrick Biggs, and I will be traveling to Hyderabad, India to attend the highly anticipated Poultry India 2014 show. This year marks the 8th edition of the marquee industry event in the South Asia region. This event attracts a wide variety of industry thought leaders, including feed…