Out now: June edition of Feed Mix

01-07-2008 | |

A new issue of Feed Mix magazine, the international journal on feed, nutrition and technology has been published.

Among the topics covered in this month’s issue are:

Acid
preservation of sandeel and sardines
Acids are widely used
to preserve fish and fish-by-products, to prolong fishing time or to extend
the storage duration of those fish. Christian Lückstädt and Rune Christiansen
from Addcon have recently
tested potassium diformate in sandeel and sardines and reports on the
outcomes.

Going green
Green – the name itself already
causes a lot of different interpretations. From an emphasis on biofuels or how
To reduce methane emissions from cows. Although many experts agree that green is
the way to go – also in agriculture – it is often not clear where to go exactly?
Alltech’s annual animal
health and nutrition symposium posed questions and tried to find some answers.
By Emmy Koeleman

Shrimps profit from probiotic
supplementation
The use of lactic acid bacteria in shrimp has
already shown some positive results. Based on these encouraging outcomes of
previous trials, Lallemand
carried out a project to validate the zootechnical benefits of P. acidilactici
MA18/5M in shrimps to gain an even better understanding of its mode of
action.

Part 1 – Stress and immunity: the influences of
nutrition
The immune system and the other systems are influenced by
the nutritional state of the individual, by nutrients or metabolites, and by the
hormones involved in the regulation of feeding behaviour. Theo Niewold reviews
the current knowledge on the interaction between nutrients and the immune
system.

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