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The Importance of Lactose Sources in Animal Feeds
Friday, September 22, 2017 (275 reads)


The sugar lactose is the primary carbohydrate source for neonatal mammals.  Mother’s milk is rich in lactose.  Newborn mammals are enzymatically equipped to digest and utilize the two-ring lactose molecule. There are several species-oriented categories of commercial animal feeds formulated for with lactose sources, including feeds for young: dairy calves, veal calves, piglets, lambs, foals and goat kids.

The lactose sources can be either liquid or dry, depending on the feeding systems. There are several lactose containing ingredients including: dried whey, dried permeate, dried skim milk, WPC, and crystalline lactose monohydrate. The following are major feed types that are formulated with lactose sources:



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Dairy Product Prices Inch Higher as Milk Fats Gain While Milk Powders Fall
Friday, September 08, 2017 (105 reads)


Dairy product prices edged higher at the Global Dairy Trade auction, rising for the second time in six auctions, as gains in milk fats offset a decline in milk powders. The GDT price index rose 0.3 per cent from the previous auction three weeks ago to $3,323. Some 33,501 tons of product was sold, up from 32,260 tons at the previous auction.



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Global Dairy Prices Slip Slightly
Friday, August 18, 2017 (132 reads)


Global dairy prices slipped slightly at the latest auction on Wednesday, moderating further from a rally earlier in the year. The GDT Price Index dipped 0.4 percent, with an average selling price of $3,339 per ton. A total of 32,260 tons was sold at the latest auction, down 1.6 percent on the previous sale. Prices for whole milk powder fell 0.6 percent, as skim milk powder prices rose 0.3 percent.



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Charting a New Course for California Dairy Industry
Wednesday, August 09, 2017 (226 reads)


Over 175 dairy producers, processors and allied industry representatives gathered in South Lake Tahoe to attend the 118th California Creamery Operators Association Annual Meeting to discuss the future course of the California Dairy Industry. Experts from academia and industry shared new information that can help California’s Dairy industry chart a new strategic course. 



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Price Index Drops by 1.6 at Latest Auction
Friday, August 04, 2017 (176 reads)


Dairy product prices fell at the Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction, dropping for the third time in four auctions, amid concern about extra supply. The August 1st GDT price index slid 1.6% from the previous auction two weeks ago to $3,343. Some 32,768 tons of product was sold, up from 26,688 tons at the previous auction.



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