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Animal Feed Additives

Feed additives are added to livestock feed for farm animals that require extra nutrients, such as vitamins, amino acids, fatty acids and minerals to grow at a healthy rate. Find the latest articles, news and analysis on animal feed additives from the editors of Feed International and Feed Management magazines to optimize food production animals’ diets.

ARTICLES

Understanding broiler feed formulation pressure points

Formulating a broiler diet is perhaps the easiest possible exercise, but making it the least expensive and most profitable requires understanding pressure points.
A typical broiler formula can be constructed easily using only a handful of ingredients. Knowing the three most expensive nutrients in any feed, one can start understanding where the main pressure points are in feed formulation.
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Gut health additives: four possible future scenarios

What does the future hold for the business of gut health additives over the next decade?
Antibiotics are dead. Long live gut health additives! This could very well summarize the prognosis by any health or nutrition professional when pressed for a quick answer on the future of gut health additives in the years to come.
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Deadline nears for feed companies that export to China

New rules require feed additive, premix companies to be on list submitted by AFIA to China authorities
U.S. animal feed facilities that wish to export feed additives and/or premixes to China will have to follow a new protocol to do so, and an important deadline is quickly approaching.
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How to use bentonite in monogastric animal diets

Bentonite is an old and very versatile feed additive that remains relatively unknown despite its low cost and availability.
Feeding earth (clays) to animals is not new or abnormal. Wild animals always consume a healthy portion of earth alongside their feed, especially those that look for food below ground.
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EVENTS

Industry Event

Aquaculture Europe 2017

10/16/17 to 10/20/17
Dubrovnik
Croatia
Aquaculture Europe 2017
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Industry Event

Aquaculture America 2018

2/19/18 to 2/22/18
Las Vegas, NV
United States
Aquaculture America 2018
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