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What about reducing methane emissions in cattle (part 2)?
What about reducing methane emissions in cattle (part 2)?
3 minutesDegree of technical knowledge: 3/5
In the first part of our blog, we discovered the rumen and read about methane production. But how to reduce methane production naturally? Learn about in part 2...
3 minutes | Thierry Aubert | 14. January 2020
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What about reducing methane emissions in cattle? (part 1)
What about reducing methane emissions in cattle? (part 1)
5 minutesDegree of technical knowledge: 3/5
It's getting hotter and hotter. Climate Change not only affects us but especially our livestock. But what role plays methane here? Find out in part 1 how ruminants contribute to methane emissions...
5 minutes | Thierry Aubert | 8. January 2020
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The gift of giving: Are you ready to feel happy and be healthy?
The gift of giving: Are you ready to feel happy and be healthy?
3 minutesDegree of technical knowledge: 1/5
When I am looking at the faces of our global team members, when talking about helping others, I always see one thing: HAPPINESS. But did you know that people who are givers are also healthier? Science proofs it. Discover EDSO and Delacon’s global “giving initiatives”.
3 minutes | Marlene Forrai | 18. December 2019
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Education is the passport to the future, isn’t it?
Education is the passport to the future, isn’t it?
2 minutesDegree of technical knowledge: 1/5
Delacon and Filotek are supporting an educational project in Chile, that thought sixty teachers a cooperative learning methology called Kagan.
2 minutes | Katharina Mayrhuber | 16. December 2019
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Why does gut health play such an important role in livestock production?
Why does gut health play such an important role in livestock production?
2 minutesDegree of technical knowledge: 1/5
Get more insights about the Symposium on Gut Health in Production of Food Animals
2 minutes | Sanja Erkic | 13. December 2019
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Respiratory diseases in dairy calves
Respiratory diseases in dairy calves
5 minutesDegree of technical knowledge: 4/5
It is worth to support calves from the beginning. Respiratory diseases in calves are associated with enormous economic losses. But what role can phytogenics play?
5 minutes | Gonçalo Martins | 4. December 2019
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Benefits of Actifor® Protect result in better feed efficiency and health criteria as a trial shows
Benefits of Actifor® Protect result in better feed efficiency and health criteria as a trial shows
2 minutesDegree of technical knowledge: 1/5
Improving calves' resilience and feed intake is crucial for better growth performance, and thus for higher productivity in adulthood. Delphine Lacombe shows in a poster presentation how phytogenics address these issues.
2 minutes | Sanja Erkic | 26. November 2019
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Ever heard of phytogenics preventing protein loss in dairy cows?
Ever heard of phytogenics preventing protein loss in dairy cows?
5 minutesDegree of technical knowledge: 4/5
Stinking algae pollute the beach of Brittany. But what have nitrogen emissions from ruminants got to do with it? And what role play phytogenics?
5 minutes | Thierry Aubert | 19. November 2019
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Happy Birthday Phytogenius
Happy Birthday Phytogenius
2 minutesDegree of technical knowledge: 1/5
More than 80 articles, videos and interviews. These are not the achievements of an 80-year-old journalist, but of our one-year-old blog Phytogenius. Take a moment to celebrate one year of phytogenic knowledge with us, and take a look at the most-read articles. What is your Phytogenius moment?
2 minutes | Marlene Forrai | 14. November 2019
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From plant to extract – featuring essential oils
From plant to extract – featuring essential oils
5 minutesDegree of technical knowledge: 2/5
The interest of using essential oils as a plant-derived alternative to antibiotics in today's feed industry is steadily rising. Explore in this article how to use the power of nature in a concentrated way…
5 minutes | Elisabeth Rohrer | 4. November 2019
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