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Livestock Feed Manufacturing / Animal Feed Additives / Animal Feed Safety
on April 18, 2017

Using cassava as a global livestock feed ingredient

Known mostly for its starch-rich tubers, cassava is a plant that also offers many possibilities to provide other lesser-known feed ingredients.

Cassava is a plant that is very tolerant to poor growing conditions as it can be cultivated in regions suffering from poor soil, droughts and even frequent plant diseases. Under such conditions, it yields about 13 metric tons of tubers per hectare. Of course, when grown in near-ideal (tropical) conditions…

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