The Poultry Podcast Show - #45 - Beyond Antibiotics: Exploring Alternatives in Poultry Production the poultry podcast show Jul 12, 2023

The growing threat of antimicrobial resistance makes it imperative to explore alternative strategies of sustainable and responsible poultry farming. Therefore, understanding the mechanisms behind the action of antibiotic alternatives can significantly improve bird gut health and consequently,...

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The Dairy Podcast Show - #44 - The power of yeast and enzymes: enhancing rumen fiber digestibility the dairy podcast show Jul 12, 2023

While perfection may not be possible, continuous improvement always is. When it comes to dairy cows, a key area to focus on is the fiber component of their diets, as a significant portion of it remains indigestible. In this episode, I talk with Dr. Elias Bungenstab, who enlightens us on various...

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The Feed Science Podcast Show - #3 - Five Feed Mill Lessons for Successful Nutritionists the feed science podcast Jul 11, 2023

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The challenges that feed mill nutritionists face go beyond just formulating diets: their role requires a wide range of skills and a deep understanding of all operations of feed mills. Dr. Tokach's experience with such matters, for example, has greatly contributed to his professional...

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The Pet Food Science Podcast Show - #4: Optimum health - nutrition strategies for unlocking a better quality of life for pets the pet food science podcast Jul 06, 2023

Proper nutrition is essential for pets to maintain a high quality of life because it supports their overall health, vitality, and well-being. However, it is important to acknowledge that commercial pet foods may not always meet their specific needs, especially when it comes to aging or sick pets....

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The Swine it Podcast Show Canada - #16 - PED: challenges and strategies in the Canadian swine industry the swine it canada podcast Jul 06, 2023

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The Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) virus is a highly contagious and devastating pathogen. While it particularly impacts piglets under the age of 10 and other animals do recover from the diarrhea, it is still a threat to the whole swine sector. To prevent infection, effective...

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Poultry Nutrition Blackbelt - #3 - The influence of Omega-3 fatty acid on broiler breeder performance the poultry nutrition blackbelt Jul 06, 2023

Lipids play an essential role in organ development and perinatal growth. Functional omega-3 fatty acids, such as α-linoleic acid and docosahexaenoic acid, may improve chick quality and growth performance. In this episode, Dr. Aizwarya (Ash) Thanabalan explains her research, which involved...

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The Feed Science Podcast Show - #2 - From Grains to Gains: Feed Manufacturing on Two Continents the feed science podcast Jul 05, 2023

Global agricultural industries heavily rely on feed mills to manufacture and provide them with balanced and nutritious animal feed. Nevertheless, despite sharing similar goals when it comes to the production of quality animal feed, the US and Europe have very different approaches, processes, and...

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The Beef Podcast Show - #32 - Liver abscesses in cattle: key challenges, insights and research the beef podcast show Jul 05, 2023

Liver abscesses significantly affect animal performance, reducing their feed intake, weight gain, and carcass yield. In this episode, Dr. T.G. Nagaraja, an expert on the field, goes into the subject and sheds light on the intricate world of liver abscesses in cattle. He provides valuable insights...

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The Dairy Podcast Show - #43 - Sustainability on dairy farms: challenges and evaluation tools the dairy podcast show Jul 04, 2023

With consumers raising concerns about dairy activities and seeking more sustainable dairy products, dairy farms have been placed under scrutiny. That is why developing more sustainable dairy operations isn’t just an option anymore, it's an obligation. To better understand sustainability and...

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The Poultry Podcast Show - #44 - Laying Hen Welfare: A Closer Look at Non-cage Systems the poultry podcast show Jul 04, 2023

One of the primary aspects of the welfare of laying hens is the living conditions in which they are raised. In recent years, there has been increased awareness of the importance of providing hens with adequate space and enriched environments, so alternatives to cage-based housing (such as...

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The Feed Science Podcast Show - #1 - Feeding on Knowledge: exploring the world of feed science the feed science podcast Jun 30, 2023

It is with great pride and joy that we bring to you our brand new podcast, the Feed Science Podcast Show! This is where we delve deep into the world of feed science alongside the brightest minds of the global feed industry – all of it available right in your pocket! 

In our first...

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The Swine it Podcast Show Canada - #15 - Optimizing Sow Nutrition: The Power of Precision Feeding Techniques the swine it canada podcast Jun 30, 2023

Precision feeding optimizes pig health and performance by tailoring diets to meet individual requirements, minimize waste, and maximize efficiency. In other words, it improves feed efficiency through targeted interventions, the management of nutritional imbalances, cost savings, and the promotion...

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