What to consider when using barley as a feed ingredient?

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Matthew Clark, Specialist – Formulation Systems at FeedGuys, discusses:
• Corn and fat prices as two key factors when using barley as an alternative ingredient in poultry and pig feeds.
• Importance of adding beta-glucanase enzyme since barley contains beta-glucans which cause sticky droppings in poultry.
• Shadow pricing, supply and value of barley in comparison to corn.

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