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on March 5, 2018

7 animal proteins to use in poultry feeds

Feeding animals proteins derived from other animals might confuse some consumers, but chickens remain omnivores and can consume safe animal proteins without problems.

Poultry, and chickens in particular, as this discussion will focus on broilers and layers, are omnivorous animals. This implies that they eat practically “everything,” and this includes other animals — at least in their wild state. Farmed chickens are fed diets that we design for them to be complete, balanced…

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