6 tips for using alternative ingredients in animal feeds

6 tips for using alternative ingredients in animal feeds

When using alternative ingredients in animal feed, certain steps can ease the transition or prevent unforeseen problems. (izikmd | Bigstock.com)

When well-known ingredients become scarce, alternatives become a must.

When common ingredients suddenly become unavailable or too expensive, the focus turns immediately to using alternative ingredients. These can be sourced locally at small(er) quantities, or through normal trade channels at sufficiently large quantities to last for quite a long(er) period of time.