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Water requirements of livestock: 7 factors to consider

Water is a key factor in the digestion and absorption of nutrients such as carbohydrates, proteins and fats in livestock. A lack of water...

Why drink milk?

On 1 June 2018, South Africa will join many other countries around the world in celebrating the 18th annual World Milk Day. Click here...

Global food trade must focus on nutrition over cost

Global trade in food is essential for all countries, but the world's trade and regulation rulebook needs to be rebooted with an eye to...

Monsanto and Africare address hunger and malnutrition

Monsanto Fund, in partnership with Africare, has pledged $5 million over a five-year period to improve nutrition and access to healthy food for women...

Do we still need crude protein in animal feed?

Is the term crude protein used in animal feed formulations still up to date? This is explored in a recent article by All About...

Effects of feed on health need more attention

Prof Dr Josef Kamphues from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Hanover, Germany, has launched a plea for producers to keep in mind that...

Impact of foetal programming on dairy herds

Foetal programming relates to the idea that stress during a critical period of in utero growth can have long term effects on the offspring....

Workshop commits to focus on fish for global nourishment

Participants at the Global Workshop on Nutrition-sensitive Fish Agri-food Systems which closed 8 December in Siem Reap, Cambodia agreed that while evidence is mounting...

Feeding the blue wildebeest

The wildebeest migrations are possibly the most well-known of all animal migrations worldwide. The white bearded wildebeest, a close relative to our blue wildebeest...

Cargill acquires full ownership of Provimi premix

Further expanding its commitment to growth in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), Cargill is acquiring full ownership of the Provimi-branded Cargill Premix & Nutrition SSA business...