1. Abstract, PlosOne, 2019 Increased global regulation and restrictions on the non-therapeutic use of antibiotics in the poultry industry means that there is a need to identify alternatives that prevent infection while still conveying the growth and performance benefits afforded by their use....
  2. 02-10-2019 Recycling food waste is still fairly limited, especially in low- and middle-income settings,although this is by far the largest fraction of all generated municipal waste. 40% - 60% oflandfill is food waste. Black Soldier Fly (BSF), Hermetia illucens, is an approach that hasobtained much attention...
  3. 01-10-2019 This workshop will be given in English with Thai translation. Animal feed represents 70% of the costs involved in modern animal production. This creates a significant problem for small-scale farmers as it allows for very little financial margin. This workshop will explore how to reduce this...
  4. Abstract, Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization, 2015 Rural livelihood in the arid and semi-arid land of Kenya is mainly based on livestock production. This sector is often threathened by severe and prolonged droughts. Due to these unfavourable climate changes, men migrate with...
  5. Abstract, World's Poultry Science Journal, 2018 Origanum vulgareis a natural, less toxic, residue free feed supplement for poultry when compared to other synthetic ingredients. It contains key bioactive components, including as thymol and carvacrol.O. vulgareas a poultry feed supplement has had...
  6. Abstract,World's Poultry ScienceJournal, 2007 A review is given on the effects of the inclusion of Jack beans (Canavalia ensifomisL. DC) in poultry diets. Their use is restricted by the presence of a number of antinutritional factors which affect performance when consumed by poultry. The...
  7. 20-07-2013 Job’s tears is a 1 to 2 m tall grass thought to originate from Southeast Asia. It is found throughout most of the tropics, often in wild stands along ditches and streams. Depending on the variety, the seeds are yellow, purple or brown and are often tearshaped; hence, the name “Job’s tears.” There...
  8. 20-10-2007 Chickens are an important source of meat and eggs for many small-scale farmers. When only a few chickens are kept, they are usually able to meet their dietary needs with kitchen scraps and a bit of grain, and by scavenging for seeds, insects, worms, etc. However, if the flock size is increased...
  9. 31-07-2017 I live in Las Cañadas (www.bosquedeniebla.com.mx), an education center for sustainable living. For 20 years, we at Las Cañadas have been dedicated to conservation of the rain forest, one of the scarce and biodiverse forests that exist. We are also committed to finding and demonstrating ways to...