Local alternative feed ingredients – what are the options?


Amid supply disruptions and higher prices of corn and soybean meal, feedmillers and farmers in Asia are looking to leverage alternative feed ingredients from local sources.

In this podcast, animal nutrition consultant Peter Robson discusses the options available. He noted that feedmillers are more limited in the type of ingredients they can buy and use due to the equipment in the feedmill. Dry ingredients typically make up the bulk of the ingredients in the ration. 

Meanwhile, farmers who home-mix can utilize ingredients that feedmillers cannot use. However, Mr Robson pointed out that it is crucial to know the nutritional content of each feed ingredient.

Regional Correspondent, Jakarta, Indonesia. She delves into how peanuts can be used as the base raw ingredients in making plant-based proteins in ‘Haofood aims for taste and accessibility’.


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