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ZeroZincSummit, Denmark 17/18 June 2019

December 12, 2018 8:23 pm by John Davies

A conference is to be held in June next year in at SEGES Pig research Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark: ZeroZincSummit  (http://zerozincsummit.com)  The overall theme of this conference is: Weaning of robust and healthy piglets – without use of medical zinc and with a minimal use of antibiotics.  The Conference is now open for submission of abstracts […]

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MSC Animal Nutrition – Distance Learning: SRUC and Glasgow University.

December 12, 2018 8:19 pm by John Davies

Professor Dewhurst tells us that SRUC and the University of Glasgow are developing a new MSc Animal Nutrition course to be delivered by Distance Learning. I would be extremely grateful if you would invite any  SFT members to complete the following short online survey to help us in designing the course: https://glasgow-research.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/animal-nutrition-msc

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Feed Compounder September Feed Production Overview – Northern Ireland

December 12, 2018 8:16 pm by John Davies

September Feed Production Overview – Northern Ireland Total production of compounds, blends and concentrates during the month of September 2018 reached 204,300 tonnes, surpassing the previous record for the month set a year earlier by 10,200 tonnes or 5.3 per cent. Furthermore, total production of feed in the month was 38,300 tonnes or 23.1 per […]

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Feed Compounder News 5/12/18.

December 5, 2018 3:07 pm by John Davies

September Production Overview – Great Britain Total production of compounds, blends and concentrates, including integrated poultry units, during the month of September 2018 amounted to 1,255,500 tonnes, 34,800 tonnes or 2.9 per cent greater than production in the same month a year earlier and a record for the period by a total of 28,900 tonnes. […]

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Feed Compounder Newsletter 1st November 2018

November 1, 2018 6:52 pm by John Davies

Early maize analysis confirms feeding challenges The welcome news of some high quality maize silage needs to be tempered by the continued impact of this year’s forages on rumen health according to Trouw Nutrition GB who also warn against opening clamps too early. The maize season was very unusual with a late planted crop following […]

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Feed Compounder Newsletter

October 5, 2018 1:58 pm by John Davies

Former feedstuff industry welcomes Government initiative on waste The UK Former Foodstuffs Processors Association (UKFFPA) has welcomed the recently-announced Government initiative on food waste. While the Association represents companies processing former foodstuffs into animal feed, it believes that the first priority is to use as much food as possible for human consumption. Paul Featherstone, Chairman […]

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Feed Compounder Newsletter. June Production Overview – Northern Ireland

August 22, 2018 10:46 am by John Davies

Total production of compounds, blends and concentrates during the month of June 2018 amounted to 190,600 tonnes, a record high for the month and 1,100 tonnes or 0.6 per cent greater than the output during the same period a year previously. Furthermore, the 2018 total for June was 28,300 tonnes or 17.4 per cent higher […]

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Edgar Pye Research Scholar 2018

August 21, 2018 3:52 pm by John Davies

In a highly competitive field of applications the Edgar Pye Research scholarship for 2018, the award has been given to Saba Amir, PhD Researcher at Nottingham Trent University. The subject of Amir’s study will be ” The effects of Prebiotics on the Metabolic Pathways Expressed by Chicken Caecal Microbiotica” linking the composition of microbiota with […]

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Feed Compounder Newsletter June Production Overview – Great Britain

August 21, 2018 11:34 am by John Davies

Feed Compounder Newsletter June Production Overview – Great Britain Total production of compounds, blends and concentrates, including integrated poultry units, during the month of June 2018 amounted to 1,174,800 tonnes. This was 5,400 tonnes or 0.5 per cent greater than production in the same month a year earlier and a record for the period having […]

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Feed Compounder News

August 3, 2018 1:37 pm by sft_admin

GAFT cycle relay. They Think It’s All Over … It Is Now! BUT it’s not too late to make a donation to this really worthwhile cause! For information on how to donate please visit http://www.gaft2018.uk/home/ The GAFT cycle relay reached its finishing point when it arrived at Agriculture House, the NFU Headquarters at Stoneleigh on […]

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