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and animal feed industries.

Livestock Feed Manufacturing

Organic feed: Steady growth draws industry giants, ideological threats

Organic producers expect continued growth, but tough conversations lie ahead
Although the growth of the organics sector has slowed somewhat in recent years, continued consumer demand for “natural” food products is drawing some of the industry’s largest players to this sector — and bringing certain ideological and logistical challenges with them.
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Feed manufacture contributes to food chain circular economy

Economic and environmental benefits can be achieved by the use of a wide range of co-products from the food and biofuels industries.
Economic and environmental benefits can be achieved by the use of a wide range of co-products from the food and biofuels industries in compound feeds for livestock, aquaculture species and companion animals.
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Simple concepts at the basis of pig feed formulation

Feed formulation requires tremendous knowledge and experience, but everything starts with these simple concepts.
It is not enough to have a feed formulation computer program and someone to operate it. It is not enough even to have the latest feed specification figures and the most updated ingredient nutrient matrix. All these are a prerequisite to having someone experienced enough to put everything together if a wholesome, healthy and profitable feed is to be mixed, manufactured, transported, stored and eventually fed to animals.
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