Three writers from the centre for American Progress, one of the most influential policy think tanks in the US, have written a compelling argument for America to wean itself from its addiction to oil.
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Gradual weaning prevents post weaning growth check in piglets raised in a group farrowing system
According to research carried out at the Dutch Swine Innovation Centre (VIC Sterksel), gradual weaning at the age of 9 weeks seems to be a good strategy to prevent the post weaning growth check, and to improve the behaviour of piglets and growing-finishing pigs. The development of piglets raised in a multi-suckling system was studied with abrupt weaning at an age of 4 weeks, and gradual weaning with intermittent suckling at an age of 9 weeks. The research commissioned by the Ministry of Economic Affairs was...
EuroTier 2016: Lallemand Animal Nutrition presents innovations YANG and MELOFEED
As this year’s EuroTier trade show saw record-breaking attendance, the Lallemand Animal Nutrition team was pleased to present its range of proven yeast and bacteria based solutions to an international audience. “Our visitors expressed particularly strong interest in our latest innovations YANG and MELOFEED, but also in the well-established and proven solutions such as the probiotic yeasts LEVUCELL SC and LEVUCELL SB or the organic selenium source ALKOSEL, that have been successfully established on the...
New insights on antioxidants and probiotics revealed at the 14th IPVS Congress
Three new studies on swine nutrition and welfare were presented by Lallemand Animal Nutrition at the International Pig Veterinary Society (IPVS) Congress in Dublin, Ireland, June 7 – 10, 2016. These studies address critical issues of pig production, stressing the importance of nutritional management during key periods of stress such as weaning, vaccination and heat stress in piglets, as well as liquid feed hygiene and liquid feed fermentation profiles in fattening pigs. Probiotic yeast S. boulardii interacts...
Lallemand Animal Nutrition launches a new solution: YANG
We arepleased to introduce ournew solution for livestock producers and pet food application: YANG, the yeast association new generation*. An innovation born of Lallemand research and the expertise of our various divisions — such as oenology, animal and human nutrition — YANG is a synergistic alliance of specific strains of inactivated yeast. YANG is a concentrate of defenses supporting animals during stressful and challenging conditions such as weaning, feed transitions, and sanitary challenges. YANG...
Weaning Business off its Oil Dependency
Viewpoint from Hugh Jones Managing Director of Carbon Trust Advisory Services Just four years ago, the price of oil was below $50 a barrel. Now Brent crude is typically selling above $100 a barrel. While there have been some short-lived falls in prices recently, the sudden rebound to over $100 shows that businesses cannot rely on any long-term dips in prices.Indeed, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned that a continuation of this prolonged price inflation, combined with systemic volatility, could put...