• Animal Nutrition

    Drivers, Constraints, Opportunities, Threats, Challenges, Investment Opportunities

    Dublin, Dec. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Acids & Nutrients in Animal Nutrition – Global Market Outlook (2019-2027)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Global Acids & Nutrients in Animal Nutrition Market is growing at a CAGR of 8.4{c93c05115eae7b2853c4a44517667f24b04dafe21463d3cb653b86ff5269b0fa} during the forecast period. While factors like increasing awareness about health issues and the rise in global meat consumption are driving the market growth. However, the increase in the cost of production is hampering the growth of the market. Acids & nutrients in animal feed play a significant role in the normal growth and health of animals. Organic as  

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  • Animal Nutrition

    Raver joins Rock River Laboratory as Animal Nutrition and Field Support Specialist

    This item has been supplied by a forage marketer and has not been edited, verified or endorsed by Hay & Forage Grower. Katie Raver Rock River Laboratory has hired Katie Raver as Animal Nutrition and Field Support Specialist. Based out of Texas, Raver will be using her ruminant nutrition skillset to provide technical support, help customers troubleshoot nutrition challenges, and foster relationships within the Pacific Northwest, southern, southeastern, and western US. “Katie’s unique background and vibrant personality will be a great asset to our growing customer base in the southern half of the US,” says Zac Meyer, Rock River Laboratory  

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  • Animal News

    Florida bird caught on video swallowing whole alligator

    A Florida wildlife photographer captured the rare sight of a bird eating an alligator by swallowing it whole at a lake northwest of Orlando. Shellie Gilliam said that she was on the north shore of Lake Apopka, Florida’s fourth largest, at a popular birdwatching site on December 5. An adult great blue heron caught a juvenile alligator and flew with it to the lakeside location where Gilliam filmed it. “Yes, A bird can eat an alligator! If its Savage enough!” Gilliam wrote on Facebook, adding that it took a half hour for the heron to devour the gator. “Just  

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  • Pets & Animal

    UPDATE 2-Animal spirits feed Pets At Home as pandemic lifts profit

    * Expects underlying pretax profit of at least 77 mln pounds * Pets At Home saw strong sales momentum in third quarter * Shares rise 7.9{c93c05115eae7b2853c4a44517667f24b04dafe21463d3cb653b86ff5269b0fa} to 451.4 pence at 0914 GMT (Recasts, adds shares, analyst comments, sales details) Jan 8 (Reuters) – Britain’s Pets at Home raised its pretax profit forecast for the second time in five months on Friday after strong Christmas sales, lifting its shares higher. Strong third-quarter sales across its retail and veterinary operations and demand for toys and accessories over Christmas and Black Friday drove the new forecast from the pet supplies firm, whose shares  

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  • Animal Nutrition

    Kemin Industries Launches E-Commerce Platform for Animal Nutrition and Health Business in China

    DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Kemin Industries, a global ingredient manufacturer that strives to sustainably transform the quality of life every day for 80 percent of the world with its products and services, has partnered with Zhuyi Mall to launch its e-commerce business for millions of pig farmers in China. Introducing an online business platform is a critical part of Kemin’s overall digital transformation for its animal nutrition and health operations in China. Joining with Zhuyi Mall is the first step for the global ingredient manufacturer’s business unit in China to begin cooperating with  

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  • Animal Care

    Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter Certified by Fear Free Program

    Mt Pleasant Animal Shelter is located at 194 Route 10, East Hanover MORRIS COUNTY — Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter promotes the fostering and adoption of rescue dogs and cats, today announced their designation as one of the region’s only Fear Free Shelters. Abandoned or abused animals that live in close quarters with one another typically express symptoms of fear, anxiety, and stress (FAS). The Fear Free Shelter Program trains staff at animal-care shelters to use specialized techniques and practices which reduce these symptoms in their resident pets, providing a better quality of life in the shelter. With this new training,  

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  • Animal News

    10 good-news stories for wildlife in 2020

    No one would deny that 2020 has been exceptionally tough. The coronavirus has killed more than a million people worldwide, indelibly changing families and communities. In many ways, animals haven’t fared well, either: The Chinese government promoted bear bile as a coronavirus treatment, poaching surged as COVID-19 lockdowns brought ecotourism to a standstill, and captive wildlife—including tigers at the Bronx Zoo and mink in Denmark fur farms—tested positive for the virus. (To help protect humans from a variant of the coronavirus found in mink, the Danish government ordered the country’s more than 15 million mink living on fur farms to  

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  • Animal News

    YouTube must remove videos of animal cruelty, says charity | Animal welfare

    YouTube has pledged to look into allegations that it has been carrying thousands of videos of animal abuse. Animal welfare charity Lady Freethinker has handed the platform the results of a three-month investigation which it claims identified 2,053 videos in which animals were deliberately harmed for entertainment or were shown to be under severe psychological distress, physical pain or dead. The charity said the videos, posted across almost 150 channels and with 1.2bn views, were in violation of YouTube’s community standards. “YouTube must do a better job at monitoring and removing all videos that violate its terms and standards, alerting  

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