Feed standards need to look at total amino acids


Feed standards and legislation should focus on digestible amino acids, not crude protein measures, said Matthew Clark, Director of FeedGuys Resources. “Mandates on minimum crude protein values in feeds does nothing nutritionally. The disadvantage here is that if we take a feed that has a low balanc...

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Zahrah Imtiaz
Editor, Asian Feed Magazine and FeedWatch, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Zahrah writes that investment in food animal production will outstrip other industries in India in the next decade, and how it will impact the feed industry in the article ‘Indian feed industry looks for solutions to volatility’.