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Israeli firm's peptides slow tilapia sexual maturity to make them bigger

The quest to make cultured fish healthier, stronger and bigger continues apace. An Israeli company believes it has found a way to unlock the real wealth of tilapia using peptide technology in feed. Animal Pharm analyst Malcolm Flanagan spoke to AquiNovo's chief executive Dr Nissen Chen about his firm's aquaculture ambitions. 

Aquaculture R&D

EFSA advice boosts European preparedness ahead of peak avian flu season

Experts from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) have used mathematical modeling to assess the likelihood of avian influenza outbreaks. 

Avian influenza EFSA

Cargill's data tool aids poultry producers' profits

Cargill's work on the data side of animal nutrition is providing broiler producers with greater insight into impacts on their profits. 

Cargill Equipment & Technology

ASF close to eradication in Czech Republic, confined to EU eastern border

The African swine fever (ASF) epidemic on the EU's eastern border is not moving west, two European Commission representatives told the Parliament Agriculture Committee (ComAgri) recently. 

African swine fever Europe

BioValence aims to take 'game changer' aqua candidate global

Malaysian company BioValence recently won the Innovation Award at the Aquaculture Innovation Summit 2017 in London for its RetroMAD1 antiviral protein. But what else has the company got planned for other candidates in its pipeline? Animal Pharm analyst Sian Lazell spoke to the firm to find out more.

Aquaculture R&D

NZ to cull 4,000 cattle to limit Mycoplasma bovis spread

New Zealand is taking further measures to curb the impact of an outbreak of Mycoplasma bovis in the country's South Island.

New Zealand Bovine

Funding will help Moredun test poultry mite vaccines

Scotland's Moredun Research Institute has received a cash boost to test vaccines for reducing damaging red mites in poultry production using fewer chickens.

Vaccines Poultry

Evonik plans to dig deep into poultry health data

German chemicals company Evonik Industries is making a long-term play in the animal health data sector by employing more digital technologies in its nutrition work.

Equipment & Technology Poultry

Russia to focus on bovine leukemia solutions

Bovine leukemia virus (BLV) has been recorded in 71 Russian constituent regions in 2017, according to the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor). 

Europe Russian Federation

Colombian FMD outbreak blamed on cattle imports

A significant Colombian case of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in June this year has been blamed on the illegal movement of cattle from Venezuela.

South America Colombia

Zinpro boosts presence in pivotal Iowa region

US trace minerals specialist Zinpro has enhanced its presence among cattle producers in the mid-west region of the country by appointing a beef expert as its technical sales manager for the area.

North America United States

Dutch company steps up its pig feed innovation

Royal De Heus is building an experimental pig nutrition center in the eastern Netherlands to advance its feed research capability.

Europe Netherlands
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