This is a delicate exercise that often ends up in a disaster, but with the help of experienced professionals, it can result in significant feed cost savings.
There are countries or regions within large countries that are net exporters of cereals and legumes. In these areas, prices of such staple feed ingredients tend to be the lowest possible. Yet the remaining world is constantly on the lookout for less expensive raw materials, as affected by increased volume purchases or bargain deals sometimes associated with lower quality grains. What remains undisputable, however, is that of low profitability that characterizes animal production globally.