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Antibiotic-Free Meat / Animal Feed Additives
on July 16, 2015
Formulation

Formulating livestock diets without antibiotics: the cost issues

Looking beyond alternatives, we must focus on cost, ingredient selection and dietary nutrient adjustments to fully replace in-feed antibiotics.

In most cases, any discussion regarding replacing in-feed antibiotics revolves around the topic of replacements. Yet, experiences from the European Union reveal that no single additive can fully compensate for the removal of antibiotics from pig and poultry feeds. Not only is a combination of additives is required, but also…

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