Skip the weaning dip with the right calf pre-starter
Calf producers face a major hurdle when introducing milk-fed calves to their first solid feed diet. The challenge is the immature state of the young animals’ gastrointestinal (GI) system - and the risk of a weaning dip that brings growth to a temporary halt. Fortunately, by choosing the right pre-starter feed, it’s a risk producers can either reduce or avoid.
Reducing antibiotic use in young animals
Studies show that many instances of diarrhoea in young animals are caused by nutritional shortcomings. This could be prevented by better selection and composition of the ingredients in the diet – with no use of antibiotics at all.
How broiler super pre-starter diets impact bird growth
By targeting the needs of the young chick, its performance can be improved, but the investment needs to make overall economic sense. This is the topic of a new article published by WATTAgNet.
Beginning of the end of antibiotics in poultry production?
An article from Watt AgNet focuses on how antibiotics are being phased out of modern poultry production. The article is based on a seminar with speaker Brett Lumpkins, PhD, Southern Poultry Research who spoke on “Bridging the Gap in Feeding Antibiotic Restricted Broilers" at IPPE 2017. The seminar was hosted by HAMLET PROTEIN.
Feed holds the key to a healthy young animal gut
In a recently published article in the magazine AllAboutFeed focus is set on how feed holds the key to a healthy young animal gut. The article was published in a special edition of the magazine where the focus is on gut health in relation to young animal nutrition.
Broiler super pre-starter formulation secrets revealed
In an article for WATT AgNet, nutrition editor Ioannis Macromichalis writes about the results from feeding a super pre-starter broiler formula versus a conventional one for the first seven days post-hatch in a European commercial facility.
Digestive and nutrient requirements of young chicks need to be recognized
In an article in FeedNavigator Senior Editor Jane Byrne interviews Technical Sales Manager David Nelson from HAMLET PROTEIN on the digestive and nutrient requirements of young chicks.
How can industry tailor young pig diets to ensure optimum performance?
HAMLET PROTEIN co-sponsored a webinar by FeedNavigator on Piglet Productivity. Even if you missed out, you can still listen on-demand and capture the highlights.
Can highly digestible specialty proteins in broiler starter feed fill the antibiotic-free gap?
Growth-promoting antibiotics have become a no-go in starter feeds for newly hatched chicks. So what can manufacturers do now to enhance early growth and overall broiler performance? Article by WattAgNet.
Curbing antibiotic use in chickens: What feeding strategies are working?
HAMLET PROTEIN co-sponsored a webinar by FeedNavigator on Curbing antibiotic use in chickens: What feeding strategies are working? Even if you missed out, you can still listen on-demand and capture the highlights.
Why use a starter feed from the day the chicks hatch?
In an article brought in in World Poultry Nutritionist Carsten Pedersen discusses why it is so important to give hatchlings an easily digestible diet, so they can grow to their full potential.
Does your piglet feed overestimate protein digestibility?
In this article brought in Pig Progress nutritionist Carsten Pedersen discusses the importance of NOT using digestibility values based on growing and finishing pigs when optimizing piglet feed.
Better broilers from top to toe
The article written by Thikhamporn Charoenwai, Poultry Nutritionist at HAMLET PROTEIN concludes that specialty soy protein reduces foot pad lesions and improves overall performance in lifecycle feeding trial.
Science makes feed for better performance
Focus in this article is on nutrient digestibility. In a meta-analysis conducted by HAMLET PROTEIN in collaboration with the University of Illinois, it was found that the digestibility of the amino acids (AA) in different soy-based ingredients changes as piglets become older.
Cut indigestible protein - and do piglet health a favor
One of the most important parameters when evaluating feed ingredients is the digestibility of the nutrients they contain. The amount of undigested nutrients in feed and their effect on animal health however receives less attention.
10 important days in the life of a broiler
Why does an efficient starter diet during the first ten days make a difference to broiler performance throughout the production lifecycle? A feeding trial done at the University of New England, Australia, has investigated the carry-over effect of HP AviStart from HAMLET PROTEIN on broiler digestive systems.
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