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FeedStrategy ❙ 39

FEED FORMULATION SOFTWARE
Finding solutions to tomorrow's needs
Increasing the profit margin for feed companies
through precision nutrition is next on the list for
software companies that are utilizing data, analytics and nutrient research to deliver powerful, connected
digital tools. These tools help feed mills purchase ingredients
based on nutrient composition and dynamically match nutrient supply with the nutrient demands of animals.
"Many feed companies know they are leaving value on
the table due to over- and under-formulation, but are unsure
how to avoid it," said Michael Pastoor, Cargill's director of
digital nutrition. "Software is now available to design the most
efficient feed recipes and diets by taking into account the fluctuating nutrient composition of feed ingredients and changing
requirements of animals based on current on-farm conditions."

4 feed formulation software trends shaping
animal nutrition: www.WATTAgNet.com/
articles/29769
The software makes use of data, such as animal performance, from research on hundreds of species-specific
nutrients, and the mounds of analytical data of nutrients
in feed ingredients and forages. 
"The better we are at predicting the nutrient composition of feedstuffs and the nutrient needs of animals based
on environment or growing conditions, the better results
we will have in feed efficiency and animal performance,"
Pastoor said. "This significantly increases profits for feed
companies and their producer. It's revolutionary." ■

Laura Fernandez is a freelance writer. Email her at laura@fernandezcommunications.com.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Feed Strategy - February 2018

Feed Strategy - February 2018
Contents
Livestock premixes evolve to meet consumer demands
6 alternative protein sources to soybean meal
Insect proteins inch toward approval for EU animal feed
How to improve the effi ciency of corn-soy poultry diets
5 feeding strategies to combat piglet diarrhea
Basics of NIRS forage and feed analysis for dairy feed
Feed formulation software enhances effi ciency, profi ts
VICTAM Asia to showcase latest in feed, food industries
In the Mix
Products
Marketplace
Advertisers’ Index
Feed Strategy - February 2018 - CT1
Feed Strategy - February 2018 - CT2
Feed Strategy - February 2018 - Feed Strategy - February 2018
Feed Strategy - February 2018 - Cover2
Feed Strategy - February 2018 - Contents
Feed Strategy - February 2018 - In the Mix
Feed Strategy - February 2018 - 3
Feed Strategy - February 2018 - 4
Feed Strategy - February 2018 - 5
Feed Strategy - February 2018 - Livestock premixes evolve to meet consumer demands
Feed Strategy - February 2018 - 7
Feed Strategy - February 2018 - 8
Feed Strategy - February 2018 - 9
Feed Strategy - February 2018 - 6 alternative protein sources to soybean meal
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Feed Strategy - February 2018 - Insect proteins inch toward approval for EU animal feed
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Feed Strategy - February 2018 - How to improve the effi ciency of corn-soy poultry diets
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Feed Strategy - February 2018 - 5 feeding strategies to combat piglet diarrhea
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Feed Strategy - February 2018 - 28
Feed Strategy - February 2018 - 29
Feed Strategy - February 2018 - Basics of NIRS forage and feed analysis for dairy feed
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Feed Strategy - February 2018 - Feed formulation software enhances effi ciency, profi ts
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Feed Strategy - February 2018 - 39
Feed Strategy - February 2018 - VICTAM Asia to showcase latest in feed, food industries
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Feed Strategy - February 2018 - Products
Feed Strategy - February 2018 - 43
Feed Strategy - February 2018 - Advertisers’ Index
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