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Chemistry of organic
acids in antibioticfree animal diets
There are a great number of available
organic acids on the market, and
understanding their chemistry is the only way
to select the right one for each animal feed.
BY IOANNIS MAVROMICHALIS
AND EFSTRATIA PAPANIKOU

Organic acids have been used
extensively since the time growthpromoting antibiotics were banned
in the EU. They constitute one of
the most widely accepted alternatives to traditional antimicrobial
agents, but their effectiveness depends on their potency, concentration, synergistic effects with other
organic acids and other additives,
and stomach pH that fluctuates
with age.
Despite their widespread
use and very extensive technical
and research literature on the subject, there is still a considerable
gap in our knowledge that goes

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Feed International - October/November 2017
Contents
In the Mix
Industry Happenings
Top 100 global animal feed companies of 2016
100TH YEAR SERIES: Poultry, aquaculture set to dominate protein markets
Chemistry of organic acids in antibiotic-free animal diets
Forage analysis crucial to accurate ruminant rations
Products
Marketplace
Advertisers’ Index
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Feed International - October/November 2017 - Contents
Feed International - October/November 2017 - In the Mix
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Feed International - October/November 2017 - Industry Happenings
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Feed International - October/November 2017 - Top 100 global animal feed companies of 2016
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Feed International - October/November 2017 - 100TH YEAR SERIES: Poultry, aquaculture set to dominate protein markets
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Feed International - October/November 2017 - Chemistry of organic acids in antibiotic-free animal diets
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Feed International - October/November 2017 - Forage analysis crucial to accurate ruminant rations
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