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on March 16, 2017

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: a major cereal, like corn or wheat; a major protein source, such as soybean meal; and no more than a few well-known sources of minerals and vitamins. Throwing them together in any feed formulation software along…

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