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Better Origin looks at the benefits of feeding insects to poultry

Better Origin, a Cambridge-based insect farming start-up, has recently shared a result of their trial documenting the impact of insect supplementation on laying hens. The company’s product – the X1 – is an autonomous, AI-powered insect farm that turns food waste into high-quality insect protein that can be fed to animals. The black soldier fly […]

Food and Agribusiness

Practice of feeding birds isn’t just ‘for the birds’

Bird-feeding is contributing to a significant agricultural enterprise – the annual production of a million tons of birdseed according to the Cornell University Ornithology Lab. About 25 percent of commercial sunflower production is used for birdseed. Millet, cracked corn, sesame seeds, many fruits, suet (solidified beef or pork fat), and niger thistle seed – and […]