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ANIMAL FEED PRODUCTION

Additives used to replace AGPs
Response percent (%)

Source: WATT Global Media

50
40
30
20
10
0

Organic acids

Phytogenics/essential oils

Enzymes

Prebiotics

Probiotics

Other

Organic acids, enzymes and probiotics ranked as the most popular feed additives used for AGP replacement.

Efficacy of feed additives as antibiotic replacement
Response percent (%)

Source: WATT Global Media

60
50
40
30
20
10
0

Organic acids

Phytogenics/essential oils
Effective

Enzymes
Uneffective

Probiotics

Prebiotics

Don't know

Most respondents report having experienced the best results from probiotics (50 percent) and organic acids (49
percent). Availability and experience may sway these numbers. For example, nearly one-fifth of respondents
"don't know" about the efficacy of phytogenics/essential oils (19 percent) or prebiotics (17 percent).
Seventy percent of respondents report that their company is actively exploring, testing or using feed additives
as antibiotic replacements or alternatives. But the move
poses some unique challenges.
Forty-four percent of respondents report that, even if they
find suitable feed formulation solutions, the adoption of proper on-farm management techniques to support animal health
will be difficult to implement. They also are concerned about
the additional feed additives costs (41 percent) and feel they
need access to more research and education (37 percent).

Efficacy of feed additives for AGP replacement
Once the line of questioning became more specific, 20
percent of participants opted out because they did not have
in-depth knowledge of their company's feed formulations.
The remaining 80 percent delved into the feed additives they
have been using to eliminate or reduce antibiotic usage and
their effects.
Probiotics were the most popular (46 percent) animal feed additive for replacing AGPs. Organic acids
(43 percent) and enzymes (42 percent) also ranked high.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Feed International - April/May 2017

Feed International - April/May 2017
Contents
In the Mix
Happenings
2017 NUTRITION & FEED SURVEY: Antibiotic-free animal feed production grows worldwide
100TH YEAR SERIES: Gut health additives: four possible future scenarios
7 alternative vegetable protein sources for broilers
Belarus feed manufacturers pressured by falling margins
How to use medium-chain fatty acids in pig diets
FVG Select to combine conferences, expo, networking
World Pork Expo returns to Iowa State Fairgrounds
Products
Marketplace
Advertisers’ Index
Feed International - April/May 2017 - Feed International - April/May 2017
Feed International - April/May 2017 - Cover2
Feed International - April/May 2017 - Contents
Feed International - April/May 2017 - In the Mix
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 3
Feed International - April/May 2017 - Happenings
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 5
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 2017 NUTRITION & FEED SURVEY: Antibiotic-free animal feed production grows worldwide
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 7
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 8
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 9
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 10
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 11
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 100TH YEAR SERIES: Gut health additives: four possible future scenarios
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Feed International - April/May 2017 - 14
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 15
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 7 alternative vegetable protein sources for broilers
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Feed International - April/May 2017 - Belarus feed manufacturers pressured by falling margins
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Feed International - April/May 2017 - How to use medium-chain fatty acids in pig diets
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Feed International - April/May 2017 - 31
Feed International - April/May 2017 - FVG Select to combine conferences, expo, networking
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Feed International - April/May 2017 - World Pork Expo returns to Iowa State Fairgrounds
Feed International - April/May 2017 - Products
Feed International - April/May 2017 - Advertisers’ Index
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