Benefits of rapeseed meal drive increased usage in feed production

Benefits of rapeseed meal drive increased usage in feed production

Alternative ingredient overcomes the digestibility, performance issues that turned the industry away from it decades ago

Containing more than 30 percent protein, rapeseed meal (or canola meal) is increasingly being used in feed for ruminants, pigs and poultry. Its high protein content makes it an attractive substitute for soybean meal. The secret to its recent success in the French feed industry is that the nutritional value of the byproduct is linked to changes in the crop and its processing.