GLOBAL - Attapulgite is a rare magnesium aluminosilicate mineral with a very high porous surface and water absorption capacity, used for its anti-diarrhoeal actions in humans and animals.
CYPRUS - The Cobb breed will play a leading role in increasing poultry meat production in Russia next year, Irina Likhacheva, Cobb sales director for Russia, told the company’s regional technical seminar in Cyprus for the CIS countries.
EU - The EU's Commission is calling for vigilance and stepping up of biosecurity measures on farms following recent detections of avian influenza, writes The Poultry Site's Editor Alice Mitchell.
UK - Every member of the British Free Range Egg Producers Association is being sent an avian influenza (AI) contingency planning workbook.
GLOBAL - The opening of the 3rd International Phytate Summit (IPS3) yesterday in Florida, USA, saw nutrition experts from around the world discuss the latest research on phytate and its multi-factorial impact on animal production.