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Information on global poultry, pig and animal feed markets.

Luke Barnard

Luke Barnard is an assistant scientist with Danisco Animal Nutrition.

ARTICLES

Ingredients

How to achieve optimum feed performance in a volatile market

Proper usage of enzymes and phytate increases production, delivers cost savings
Poultry producers must continue to meet performance objectives, in terms of both growth and flock uniformity, despite increases and volatility in raw material costs. Due to this, the industry has increased the use of alternative ingredients and byproducts in poultry feed. The inclusion of these alternative raw materials in feed formulations can introduce its own challenges. This article explores strategies for overcoming the problems with anti-nutritional elements and ingredient variability.
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