Fermented feed: Improve animal performance, ingredients

Fermented feed: Improve animal performance, ingredients

Fermenting feed for animals is not a new concept but one that is coming into vogue again, with the aim of saving money and improving the nutritional value of alternative raw materials. (eakkachaister | iStock.com)

Improving pig and poultry performance and getting more out of alternative raw materials are 2 reasons to consider this age-old technique

With feed being the greatest cost in pig and poultry production, any technology that can help reduce it is welcomed. Fermentation is an age-old technique that is becoming popular again in animal nutrition for this reason. A similar trend in human nutrition has led to an increase in sales of products like kefir, kombucha and sourdough bread.

Read the full article at: Feed Strategy | March/April 2021