New peer review article on the interest of Nor-Feed Citrus limon extract on nile Tilapia performances.

Not all plant extracts have the same efficiency in Animal Nutrition Plant extracts such as citrus extracts have more and more interest in animal nutrition, for example as growth performances enhancer. However, their effects on animals’ growth performances vary, depending on the product that is used. A possible explanation of these variation may be the …

Fine Characterization of a Standardized Citrus Extract

Not all plant extracts have the same efficiency in Animal Nutrition Plant extracts such as citrus extracts have more and more interest in animal nutrition, for example as growth performances enhancer. However, their effects on animals’ growth performances vary, depending on the product that is used. A possible explanation of these variation may be the …

Supplementing heifers with a rumen-protected dry grape extract to increase vaccination success

The risk of oxidative stress for high prolific sows and the impact on the Litter livability High prolific sows have high energy needs to cover the fetal development during late gestation, but also to ensure a right lactation performance. The animals endure a stronger metabolic activity which generates intense free radical production. This is the …

Can a blend of saponin-rich plants replace Yucca Schidigera to mitigate ammonia emissions in livestock?

From the origins, to the industrial use of Yucca Schidigera The origins of Yucca Schidigera Yucca is a succulent plant from the Liliaceae family, with long sword-shaped and evergreen leaves. It is mainly found in the warm and dry areas of North and Central America. This plant was traditionally used by the American Apache tribes …

Effect of saponin-rich plants blend to reduce methyl sulfide compounds in canine faeces

Nor-Feed has published a poster on the effect of our specific rich-saponin plants formulation to reduce methyl sufide compounds in canine faeces at GA (International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research).  Volatile odorous compounds responsible of faecal odour: Methyl sulfide Faeces’ smell is the result of particular …

Arthropods are also a harm for animal feed

Arthropods and stored feed: A real challenge Harmful arthropods that attack stored feed (compound feed, grains, cereals) are a real issue for farmers and feed manufacturers. Among the most important pests: Tenebrio molitor (mealworm) which attacks cereals, or Tribolum castaneum, another major pest. On the mites side: Acarus siro is found mainly in cereals and …

The impact of oxidative stress on high prolific sows at farrowing

The risk of oxidative stress for high prolific sows and the impact on the Litter livability High prolific sows have high energy needs to cover the fetal development during late gestation, but also to ensure a right lactation performance. The animals endure a stronger metabolic activity which generates intense free radical production. This is the …

Natural alternatives for coccidial risk management, an expanding market

The growing need of natural alternatives to Antibiotics In recent decades, the performances in poultry productions have considerably improved, thanks to major advances in genetics, feed and breeding parameters. This considerable productivity gain has unfortunately not solved the issue of coccidiosis, a frequent disease with an estimated annual cost of 3 billion dollars globally. Still …

Feed palatability is not only a matter of taste

A plant with aromatic compounds: Fenugreek Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) is an annual plant that belongs to the Fabaceae family mainly cultivated in India and in several other countries in the world. The seeds and leaves are traditionally used as medicinal plant, food ingredient and flavoring agent in human and animal nutrition. Fenugreek seeds contain two …