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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

8 broiler feed tips to select the right fats, oils

Very young broilers cannot utilize all fats with the same efficiency as older broilers, whereas not all fats and oils provide the same amount of energy.
There are a good number of commercial sources of feed-grade lipids, being either fats (solid) or oils (liquid). In fact, there are so many varied products that selecting the right lipid source can be problematic.
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7 alternative vegetable protein sources for broilers

It is always worth considering an alternative protein source, especially when prices for conventional ingredients increase due to low availability or high demand.
There are minor, local sources of protein that can offer the benefits of volume and low prices. When such opportunity arises, broiler producers are enticed to use these alternative, protein-rich ingredients, but results are often disappointing.
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Phytogenics

Feed phytogenic market growth shaped by global views

As interest in botanical animal nutrition solutions increases, BIOMIN survey reveals world livestock industry’s outlook on the use of phytogenic feed additives
As interest in botanical animal nutrition solutions increases, BIOMIN's Phytogenic Feed Additive survey reveals world livestock industry’s outlook on the use of PFAs in feed formulations.
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Feed additive of the month: activated silicon dioxide

This is the first of a series of blogs that focus on new additives or new applications of existing ones based on my experiences and literature review.
Quite often, I complain about the lack of new feed additives. Not this time, however, as I have come across something that makes me less pessimistic about the slowing pace of research towards innovative products.
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VFD compliance key to future of poultry, pork sectors

Adherence to new rule can assure consumers that they can feel good about the meat and poultry they are buying
The new Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) rule has been an added burden to feed, livestock and poultry producers, GlobalVetLINK feed industry expert Phil Lawler admitted. But non-compliance is not an option.
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