Thai DLD urges layer farmers to adjust feed formulation


Thailand’s Department of Livestock Development (DLD) has advised layer farmers to adjust feed formulation and implement precision feeding to reduce costs. “Precision feeding means providing feeds in amount and composition that match the requirements of animals. This will enhance feed efficiency and reduce production costs,” said Sorravis Thaneto, DLD Director General. Amid high raw materials prices, farmers should use more local ingredients, he added. For example, farmers in the central region should use rice grain as an alternative energy source.