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What Do Farm Animals Eat? Insects Could Be on the Menu!

March 23, 2024

What’s the buzz about insects in animal feed? A U.S. meat industry titan is exploring a new frontier in sustainable protein by introducing insect ingredients into animal feed. Learn how bite-sized bugs offer big health benefits to animals – and people, too!

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Let’s Dive In: Part 4 – Is Fish Farming Sustainable?

December 19, 2023

As a veterinarian, I’ve spent my career working with pigs, cattle, chickens and the like. Throw a question at me about those species and I’ll likely have an answer. But when it comes to aquaculture? Well, let’s just say I’m a fish out of water.    But Senior Director of Phibro Aqua in Israel, Benny Shapira,…

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Let’s Dive In: Part 3 – Are Fish Raised on Farms Healthy?

December 5, 2023

Farmed fish come from a variety of farm types. From net enclosures in oceans, rivers and ponds to land-based indoor or outdoor tanks, fish are raised in many ways around the globe. But regardless of the differences, the health and welfare of the fish is a top priority. Learn about the care and innovation behind fish wellbeing in Part 3 of “Let’s Dive In,” my four-part series on aquaculture.

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