News│Livestock Taiwan │ Oct 31-Nov 2, 2019


[06/04/2018] [Market News]
Technology for a healthier animal feed (Source: FeedLink)
In these past years, the concept of food safety has become increasingly more evident in the food production, mainly when it is related with the export of products of animal origin, which is a huge challenge to the industries to ensure food safety. ...(Read More...)

[06/04/2018] [Market News]
Algae boost the immune system of animals, reduce use of antibiotics in livestock farming (Source: Far Eastern)
As the marine algae business is growing fast and attracting increasing attention due to the nutritional quality of algae and the abundance of bioactive molecules, it offers a potential for applications, especially in the human food and animal feed sectors ...(Read More...)

[05/04/2018] [Market News]
Diformates with monolaurates promote hygiene and safety during lactation (Source: FeedLink)
Compound feed is not only an effective way of delivering nutrients to animals, but it has long been utilised as a delivery strategy for non-nutritive additives used to promote health and production safety. To this end, the industry relied heavily on the use of antibiotics as growth promoters in the feed for decades, until it became ...(Read More...)

[22/03/2018] [Market News]
The role of technology in the health and hygiene of animal feed production (Source: FeedLink)
Over the last several years, the frequency of foodborne illness caused by infectious pathogens has raised concerns about the health and safety of feeding practices within the livestock industry as well as animal feed production. ...(Read More...)

[12/03/2018] [Market News]
Taiwan and Poland convene the first consultation meeting on agricultural cooperation; the two countries will deepen cooperation in animal husbandry and veterinary medicine and promote bilateral trade in agriproducts (Source: COA)
The Council of Agriculture (COA) and Poland’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development held the “1st Taiwan-Poland Consultation Meeting on Agricultural Cooperation” in Taipei March 12,2018. The two parties reached consensus on issues that include  ...(Read More...)

[12/03/2018] [Market News]
BAF uses technology to track zoonotic diseases in Fiji (Source: Far Eastern)
The Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) is implementing information technologies to predict potential occurrence of zoonotic diseases, which could pose harm to animals and humans ...(Read More...)

[12/02/2018] [Market News]
FAO addresses threat of animal-to-human diseases and AMR across Asia-Pacific (Source: Far Eastern)
The UN FAO has warned that Zoonotic diseases and misuse of antibiotics in animals and humans resulting in antimicrobial resistance (AMR) are converging in Asia-Pacific countries with potential deadly effects ...(Read More...)

[05/10/2017] [Market News]
Demystidication of organic acid blends (Source: FeedLink)
The topics of feed acidification and organic acids are undergoing a bit of a renaissance as of late. With the recent US push to join Europe in curtailing the use of antibiotics for growth promotion, and industries ...(Read More...)

[13/02/2017] [Market News]
ERL: half of world's calories is produced by small farms (Source: Far Eastern)
A study published in Environmental Research Letter (ERL) estimates that more than 50 per cent of the world's food calories are produced in regions where the average farm size is less than five hectares, particularly in South and East Asia ...(Read More...)

[09/01/2017] [Market News] 
Academic Researchers Offer Solution to Animal Vaccine Innovation (Source: COA)

Following its strategy named “Industry Questions, Academics Answer”, the Council of Agriculture (COA) founded the Animal Vaccine Alliance through the Agricultural Technology Research Institute (ATRI) with the objective of fostering the exchange between the government, industry...(Read More...)

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