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Feed ingredients no longer cheap, but can we work with alternatives?

Feed commodity inflation is real and here to stay. The Covid-19 pandemic, El Niño, and the Ukraine-Russia conflict helped push up raw material prices...

Maximizing alternative ingredient utilization for profitability

Using available technologies in feed formulation can reduce the impact of variation in alternative ingredients, and so raise profitability. Dr Rommel Sulabo, Director of...

Addressing high-fiber dietary challenges for increased digestibility

The majority of alternative raw materials used in feed contain high fiber. Rommel Sulabo, Director of the Institute of Animal Science at the University...

Importance of tech in adopting alternative feed ingredients

While alternative feed ingredients are cheaper, producers still need to deal with their variability. Rommel Sulabo of the Institute of Animal Science at the...

Lowering production costs with alternative feed ingredients

With feed accounting for 67% of production costs, animal protein producers are tapping into available alternative ingredients to lower costs. “Many countries have looked...

Can we really utilize alternative feed ingredients to lower production costs?

One of the main goals of producers is to lower production costs, and bulk of these costs are feeds. With that, many are looking...

New strategies to address Vietnam’s feed needs

The rising prices of feed ingredients are driving Vietnam to increase domestic supply by establishing production hubs for alternative crops for feed use. The Ministry...

Food waste diets are effective for laying hens

Food waste sources are cheap and can be very nutritionally valuable feed stuffs. THI HIEP DAO, NISHCHAL SHARMA, BOB SWICK, NORM BOYLE and AMY...

Alternative ingredients might add to feed costs

Using some alternative ingredients might add to feed costs, said animal nutrition consultant Peter Robson. These ingredients have different nutritional content, and additives may...

Factors in choosing alternative ingredients

Feed ingredient selection often uses commercial parameters like price and supply; however, quality parameters are also important. Peter Robson, animal nutrition consultant, told Asian...

High raw material cost triggers integral efficiency efforts

High raw material cost is now the main challenge keeping feed producers in the region awake at night, Asian Agribiz learned. On the one hand,...

Alternative feed ingredients for laying hens

TONY EDWARDS* gives an overview of nutritional value of wheat, barley and sorghum, as alternatives to corn and soybean meal, and how to formulate...

Can cassava root be the alternative we are looking for?

The new buzz word in feed circles these days seems to be cassava, but the question is: Can this be the root we are...

Practical alternatives to corn and soybean meal in Southeast Asia

YUWARES RUANGPANIT* discusses using rice bran, cassava and by-products, palm kernel meal, DDGS and other novel feed ingredients, including potential opportunities, their nutritive value...

Alternative feed ingredients – The road ahead

With the ongoing growth of the poultry industry, future requirements for traditional feed ingredients (corn and soybean meal) cannot be met. RAVI RAVINDRAN* reviews...

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