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  • Feed Additives is an Ingredient that alters production, metabolism, digestion…..that is not itself a nutrient. Some Common Feed Additives Sodium bicarbonate, Magnesium oxide, Yeast culture, Direct Fed Microbials, Niacin, Zinc-Methionine, Ionophores, Biotin. Four factors can be considered to determine if a feed additive should be used: anticipated response, economic return, available research, and field responses.
  • Several feed additives contain nutrients such as sodium in sodium bicarbonate or protein in yeast culture. Feed additives are not a requirement or guarantee for high productivity or profitability. Animal feed accounts for a huge proportion of the world’s harvest – estimates range from one third to nearly halfi. A range of crops can be used in animal feed, the most common are soya, maize, oilseed rape and cotton seeds.
  • For many decades antibiotics (so called growth promoters) have been used as feed additives in various species of farm animals, to reduce the frequency of diarrhoea under certain conditions. Furthermore, in most cases performance parameters like body weight gain or feed conversion ratio improves to up to 5%.
  • The compound feed preparation process requires: high accuracy and precision of weighing, feed ingredient handling and processing, mixing, packing, labeling.
  • Cross-contamination of animal feed in the mill was a serious concern for the industry, even before the BSE period. A number of possible opportunities for the occurrence of low-level cross- contamination existed, not only during compounding of the feed, but also during manufacture and delivery of the raw materials, and during delivery of the finished product.
  • Enzymes are biological catalysts and they improve the nutrient availability from feedstuffs, lower feed costs and reduce out put of waste into the environment. Although enzymes have been in use for a long time in other applications like detergents, textiles, baking, brewing etc their use in the animal feed has been a recent phenomenon. This is because enzymes need to be designed to suit the application. Industrial enzymes are mainly produced from microorganisms by a process of fermentation and extraction.
  • The concept of using probiotics or direct fed microbials in animal feed particularly poultry and aquaculture is slowly becoming popular. The common organisms in probiotic products are Aspergillus oryzae, Lactobacillus acidophilus, L. bulgaricus, L.plantarium, Bifidobacterium bifidium, Streptococcus lactis and Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
  • The concept of prebiotics in feed is fairly recent. Prebiotics are basically feed for probiotics where they are resistant to attack by endogenous enzymes and hence reach the site for proliferation of gut microflora. Some of the prebiotics, which are currently used in animal feed, are Mannan- oligosaccharides (MOS), fructo- oligosaccharide and mixed oligo- dextran. Mannan- oligosaccharides are mainly obtained from cell walls of yeasts.
  • Essential aminoacids are added as supplement to the feed to get a balanced aminoacid profile. Since the aminoacid profiles of the ingredients do not match the profile of aminoacid requirement of the specific species, supplemental essential aminoacid are added. The new trend is to formulate diets on digestible amino acid levels thereby reducing the requirement of protein. So far lysine and methionine have been used as supplements.
  • Metabolic modifiers are a group of compounds that modify animal metabolism in specific and directed ways. They have the overall effect of improving productive efficiency (weight gain or milk yield per feed unit) improving carcass composition (lean:fat ratio) in growing animals, increasing milk yield in lactating animals and decreasing animal waste per production unit.
  • The processing and manufacturing of feed along with the efficient use of feed by cattle also contribute to the cost of feed. The demand for compound feed and Urea Molasses Blocks (UMB) is increasing day by day with the increase in awareness among farmers. 
  • Feed additives and management tools such as bST (bovine somatotropin) play an essential role in enhancing production and yield of milk and milk components. The need for a particular feed additive and its effectiveness depend upon a variety of factors. Feeding strategies that optimize rumen function result in maximum milk production and milk component percentages and yield.
  • Maintaining adequate quality control of drug testing and production processes requires the ability to rapidly and efficiently extract prepared animal feed products. Current sample extraction techniques are labor and time intensive, and are often responsible for communication delays between manufacturing and quality control.
  • The rising demand for meat protein has triggered an increase in the production of animal feed. This, in turn, has promoted the uptake of feed additives across Southeast Asia. The European Union ban on the use of antibiotics as growth promoters will also affect the Southeast Asian animal feed additives market. Accordingly, non-antibiotic growth promoters as well as animal feed additives that offer cost benefits and have reduced environmental impact, will experience strong growth. 
  • Today, about 3800 feed mills manufacture more than 80 percent of the world’s industrial feed. The world’s 10 largest feed manufacturers produce less than 65 million tones per year - less than 11 percent of global feed output. So, the global feed industry still remains broadly based with many locals and regional commercial feed companies as well as specialized firms.
  • The animal feed industry expects to increase its production to 61 million tons, which implies a growth of 30 percent in four years, while the per capita meat consumption is likely to reach around 37 kg over the next 20 years.
  • Today, over 250 companies market a wide range of feed additives, tonics, vitamin supplements, antibacterials, anthelmintics, biologicals, enzymes, herbals, antibiotics, probiotics and others. However, almost 70% of this market is controlled by 15 companies who have leveraged their marketing and distribution strengths to tap the market potential. They are bullish about the growth in consumption considering the growth trends in the poultry and dairy segments.
  • Overall, the feed antibiotics market with the poultry and swine industries as its main clientele has developed in terms of research, product development and marketing, quality and intellectual property protection. The rising demand for animal proteins, price stability, continuous research on animal care, and a concern for food safety will continue to fuel market growth.
General
  • Genetically modified animal feed
  • Feed Additives in Diary Nutrition an Industry and Farm Perspective
  • By Products
Process
  • Pet food production. Process description
  • Feed Manufacturing
  • Animal feed manufacture
  • Manufacturing of soy protein concentrate for animal nutrition
  • Mastering the fermentation process

  • Fermentations
  • Merits of Feed Additives for the Transition Dairy Cow
Applications
  • Feed additives to improve beef quality in Korean native beef cattle 

  • To digest and absorb
  • Extraction of Drugs from Animal Feeds Using Accelerated Solvent Extraction 

  • Managing Milk Composition: Feed Additives and Production Enhancers
Feed Additives
  • Direct- Fed Microbials and Enzymes for dairy Cows
  • Micro-Organisms as Feed Additives – Probiotics 

  • Use of Lemon Grass Oil as Feed Additive in Weanling Pig Diets
  • Phytogenic Feed Additives
  • Dried Porcine Solubles and Feed Additives
  • Prebiotic Feed Additives: Rationale and Use in Pigs 

  • Probiotics – Prebiotics – Feed additives

  • Soya bean-related mineralopeptides (SBRMP) as feed additives for chicken: effect on growth and performance 

  • Swine Antibiotics and Feed Additives: Food Safety Considerations 

  • Vitamins in Animal Nutrition
  • Feed additives
  • Alternatives to antibiotic feed additives for pigs
Patent
  • Animal feed additives based on fermentation broth and production process thereof by granulation 
  • Process for producing lacturose-containing powder composition, lacturose-containing powder composition obtained by the process and feed additive
  • Process for manufacturing animal feed supplements 
  • Animal Feed
  • Animal feed, method for preparing animal feed, and method for feeding an animal
  • Animal feed and additive for animal feed to control feed borne pathogens
  • Animal feeds for herbivorous domestic animals 
  • Mechanism for feeding animals with liquid feed 
  • Animal feed composition 
Functions
  • Effects of a Probiotic and Other Feed Additives on Performance and Immune Response of Broiler Chicks

  • Comparative Efficacy of Different Feed Additive Anticoccidials in Broilers

  • Effect of feed additives on the results of fattening and selected slaughter and quality traits of pork meat of pigs with different genotypes
  • Effect of a Non-antibiotic Feed Additive on Nursery Pig Performance

  • The Sorption of Roxarsone , An Organoarsenical Animal Feed Additive
  • In vitro effects of feed additive Pharmastim 8% premix

Consultant
  • New Delhi Service Provider Consultant
  • UK Consultant
  • Experts in feed additive
  • California Consultants
Products
  • Tixosil
  • Citrofresh
  • DairyLac® 80
  • Animal Health Care Enzymes
  • Fish Soluble
  • Hipro-Mix
  • Mycotoxin Binder
  • PEP 2000
  • Porsol - Dried Porcine Solubles (DPS)
  • Spray Dried Molasses Yeast
  • Dry Yeast with Enzyme

Production

  • Animal Production and Feed by Species
  • In the Production of Final Feed for Livestock in Premises

  • L-Lysine Fermentation
  • Raw Material Usage in Retail Production of Animal Feeding stuffs
Management
  • Feed Additives in Dairy Nutrition and Management
  • Feeding Strategies to Lower Nitrogen and Phosphorus in Manure 

  • Feed and Animal Management for Poultry

  • Managing Variation in Feed Additives

Company Profiles

  • Company in Mumbai
  • Company in Hyderabad
  • Company in Australia and New Zealand 
  • Company in  Uttar Pradesh
  • Another Company in Mumbai
  • Company in Indonesia

Technology

  • Feed Technology Update
  • Aquaculture feed manufacturing practice in EU Mediterranean countries 

  • Cleaner Production New Opportunities For Food Industry
  • The Potential of Mulberry Tree Foliage as an Animal Feed Supplement in India
  • Gene technology and animal feed
  • Improving Animal Feed Resources and Technologies

  • Protein Sources for the Animal Feed Industry
Project
  • Capacity Building for Implementation of the Codex Alimentarius Code of Practice for Animal Feeding 

  • Bioenergy Project for the Production of Bioethanol, Animal Feed and the Biopellets for heating from Sweet Sorghum in Romania
  • China-Animal Feed Project
  • Determination of Roxarsone, an Arsenic Animal-Feed Additive, and Its Transformation Products in Chicken Manure
  • Food safety (phase II) — Official control of veterinary medicinal products and feeding stuffs 

  • Animal Feed Mill

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Market

  • Nutrition Feed Additive Market
  • Animal Health Product Industry - Market Scenario
  • Feed Additives - A Global Market Analysis

  • Highly effective mould inhibitors for feed

  • Animal Feed Additives Market Must Tackle Regulatory Issues Before Launching New Products
  • Growth in Brazilian Meat Exports, Animal Feed Industry Drives Demand for Feed Additives
  • Animal Feed Additives With Cost Benefits and Limited Environmental Impact to Experience Strong Growth in Southeast Asia
  • World Animal Feed Additives Market to Reach US$15.4 Billion by 2010
Report
  • Feed Additives for Beef Cattle
  • Medicated Feed Additives for Beef Cattle and Calves

  • Feed Additives for the Transition Cow
  • Field Study to Validate Research Results on Phosphorus (P) Requirements and use of Feed Additives in Broilers
  • Medicated Feed Additives for Swine 

  • China to Closely Monitor Feed Production Process to Ensure Safety of Feed Products
Regulations
  • Improvements in the Animal Feed Ban and Other Regulatory Areas Would Strengthen U.S Prevention Efforts
  • EU Legislation on Animal Feed and Safety of Animal Products 

  • European Feed Additives
  • List of currently authorised feed additives under Directive 70/524/EEC
  • Specific feed legislations in animal nutrition

  • Changing authorisation for feed additive minerals 

  • Registration Process for Pet Food, Animal Feed, and Additives
  • Community Register of Feed Additives pursuant to Regulation  

  • EC Feed Hygiene Regulation
  • European Communities (Feed Additives) Regulations 2005
  • Establishment of the Standards for Evaluation of Feed Additives
  • Summaries of legislation
Risk Assessment
  • Database Risk Assessments Feed Materials, Additives and Special Nitrogenous Products
  • Comments on Risk Assessment Guideline (proposal) for Livestock Use Antimicrobials on Food Safety 

  • Assessment of feed additives and contaminants: an essential component of food safety 

  • The food safety risk assessment of GM animals
  • The Risk Assessment for Animal Populations
  • Risks of Undesired Substances in Feeds and Animal Food Products 

  • Feed
  • Europe Agrees Animal Feed Environmental Risk Plan
Poultry Policy and Efforts
  • Prospects for India’s Poultry Sector
  • Poultry Development
  • Draft National Poultry Policy
  • Efforts of the Poultry Households Surveyed to Capture Environmental Externalities

Quality

  • Quality Assurance for On-farm Feed Manufacturing 

  • Quality Control In Feed Production
  • Feed Quality and On-Farm Feed Mills
  • Quality Assurance in the Animal Feed Industry
Raw Materials and Its Suppliers
  • Bone Meal Suppliers
  • Calcium Oxide Suppliers
  • Corn Gluten Meal
  • Corn Gluten Meal Suppliers
  • Cotton Seed Oil Cakes Manufacturers & Suppliers
  • Dicalcium Phosphate Manufacturers & Suppliers
  • Molasses Indian Exporters & Manufacturers
  • Urea Suppliers
  • Natural Zeolite

Machinery Suppliers

  • Conveyor Suppliers
  • Crushing Mill Suppliers
  • Hammer Suppliers
  • Hammer Mill Suppliers
  • Hopper Suppliers
  • Hoppers Suppliers in Texas
  • Mixer Suppliers
  • Separators Suppliers

Safety and Toxicity

  • Evaluating the Role of Animal Feed in Food Safety: Perspectives for Action 

  • Safety of Kokcisan 120G as a feed additive for chickens for fattening
  • Regulating the Safety of Probiotics – The European Approach
  • Safety first: EU promotes consumer confidence in feed additive authorizations 

  • Toxicological and related effects of antibacterial feed additives 

Suppliers and Buyers
  • Animal Feed Companies Subdirectory
  • Animal Feed Manufacturers
  • Animal Feed China Suppliers
  • Animal Feed Additives Companies List
  • India Feed Additive Manufacturers
  • Animal Feed Manufacturers Directory
  • United Kingdom Suppliers
  • Animal Feed Additive Suppliers
  • Suppliers- Animal Feed Suppliers
  • Animal Feed Additive Buyers List
  • Animal Feed Additive Buyers 
Guides
  • Zoo technical Feed Additives and Medicated Feeding stuffs
  • Guidelines for Testing of Single cell Protein Destined as Protein Source Form Animal Feed
  • Medicated Feeding stuffs and Specified Feed Additives

  • Proper Usage of Drugs, Chemicals and Feed Additives in Food Animals
  • Best Management Practices for Manufacturing, Packaging and Distributing Animal Feeds and Feed Ingredients

  • Feed Additive Guidelines

  

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