Feed International - April/May 2017 - 16

16 ❙ FeedInternational

7 alternative vegetable protein
sources for broilers
It is always worth considering an alternative protein source,
especially when prices for conventional ingredients increase due
to low availability or high demand.
BY IOANNIS MAVROMICHALIS

Understanding specialty soy proteins
in a global market:

www.WATTAgNet.com/articles/26406
such opportunity arises, broiler producers are enticed
to use these alternative, protein-rich ingredients, but
results are often disappointing. The main reason is
not as much quality, but rather lack of understanding
of the limitations posed by each ingredient. These
limitations arise from the concentration, which can be
quite variable, of certain anti-nutritional factors that
cause an almost toxic effect in the bird's metabolism.

Olena Vasylkova, Dreamstime.com

Soybean meal and dried distiller's grains with
solubles (DDGS) remain the primary source of
protein for broilers in the U.S. In fact, soybean
meal is the No. 1 source of protein for broilers worldwide, but its use is supplemented by
locally available secondary sources such as
DDGS as mentioned above, rapeseed meal (Western
Europe) and sunflower meal (Eastern Europe), to mention only the most prevalent ones.
There are minor, local sources of protein that can
offer the benefits of volume and low prices. When

GUAR IS A VALUABLE crop
that is little-known in animal
nutrition circles, but is has
potential and a long way until
it becomes well-understood.
www.WATTAgNet.com ❙ April/May 2017


http://www.WATTAgNet.com/articles/26406 http://www.Dreamstime.com http://www.WATTAgNet.com

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
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 13
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 14
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 15
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 7 alternative vegetable protein sources for broilers
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 17
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 18
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 19
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 20
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 21
Feed International - April/May 2017 - Belarus feed manufacturers pressured by falling margins
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 23
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 24
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 25
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 26
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 27
Feed International - April/May 2017 - How to use medium-chain fatty acids in pig diets
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 29
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 30
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 31
Feed International - April/May 2017 - FVG Select to combine conferences, expo, networking
Feed International - April/May 2017 - 33
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
Feed International - April/May 2017 - Cover3
Feed International - April/May 2017 - Cover4
http://www.fi-digital.com/201710
http://www.fi-digital.com/201710
http://www.fi-digital.com/201708
http://www.fi-digital.com/201707
http://www.fi-digital.com/201706
http://www.fi-digital.com/201704
http://www.fi-digital.com/201702
http://www.fi-digital.com/201612
http://www.fi-digital.com/201610
http://www.fi-digital.com/201608
http://www.fi-digital.com/201607
http://www.fi-digital.com/201606
http://www.fi-digital.com/201604
http://www.fi-digital.com/201602
http://www.fi-digital.com/201512
http://www.fi-digital.com/201510
http://www.fi-digital.com/201508
http://www.fi-digital.com/201507
http://www.fi-digital.com/201506
http://www.fi-digital.com/201504
http://www.fi-digital.com/201502
http://www.fi-digital.com/201412
http://www.fi-digital.com/201410
http://www.fi-digital.com/201408
http://www.fi-digital.com/201407
http://www.fi-digital.com/201406
http://www.fi-digital.com/201404
http://www.fi-digital.com/201402
http://www.fi-digital.com/201311
http://www.fi-digital.com/201309
http://www.fi-digital.com/201307
http://www.fi-digital.com/201306
http://www.fi-digital.com/201305
http://www.fi-digital.com/201303
http://www.fi-digital.com/201301
http://www.fi-digital.com/201211
http://www.fi-digital.com/201209
http://www.fi-digital.com/201207
http://www.fi-digital.com/201206
http://www.fi-digital.com/201205
http://www.fi-digital.com/201203
http://www.fi-digital.com/201201
http://www.nxtbookMEDIA.com