The potential of phytogenic feed additives

The potential of phytogenic feed additives

While no ‘silver bullet’ offers the same gains as AGPs, phytogenics are being eyed as a viable alternative

Many producers report that they have reduced or eliminated their use of AGPs; however, the USDA reported that more than 32 million pounds of antibiotics were used in animal production in 2012. No exact data exists signifying what percentage of this figure was used for growth promotion.