5 ways to address phosphate shortage in animal feeds

5 ways to address phosphate shortage in animal feeds

The actual needs of pigs and poultry in terms of available/digestible phosphorus must be re-evaluated. (tuaindeedz | BigStock.com)

There are several approaches to formulating feed when phosphate is too expensive or not available.

The ongoing war in Ukraine has caused an unprecedented shortage in feed phosphates as most available phosphorus resources are directed toward plant fertilizers, which have also been equally impacted.