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New edition of Feed Tech out now

The April issue of Feed Tech (number 3) has just been published. Feed Tech is the leading international magazine on feed production and applied nutrition.

In this issue, Galen J Rokey from Wenger Manufacturing explains the benefits of pellet-cooker-processed pig starter feeds. This product range called Air Line® has an average of 10-15% lower bulk density than conventional pelleted products.

Stefan Tordenmalm from Perten delves into NIR usage. Although NIR has been used for over 30 years already, he explains the benefits of using new diode array based instruments, which is cheaper and better.

Feed Tech editor Dick Ziggers talked to Eddy Ketels, chief executive officer at Orffa about the company's aim to outsourcing and partnering its business.

In the regional focus section of the magazine we take a glimpse at Charoen Pokphand in Cambodia. This new division of CP plans to expand both feed and animal production in anticipation of greater economic growth in the country. Philippe Caldier went to the AgriHort exhibition in Kiev, Ukraine and reports its findings from this blooming country.

Dr. Jules Taylor-Pickard from Alltech explains how mycotoxins in feed can be managed. In this article she names seven points for effective mycotoxin control.

Gavin Raper from Pancosma delves into the application of plant extracts in animal feed. The company has carried out a survey among 94 feed manufacturers in 13 countries, seven in the EU and six non-EU to assess the use of plant extracts after the AGP ban in 2006. In addition, a group of plant extracts has been reviewed to prove their efficacy.

Feed Mix editor Emmy Koeleman visited the Victam Asia in Bangkok and reports on the current issues in aqua feed ingredients and processing.

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