Feed Strategy - March 2018 - 13
FeedStrategy ❙ 13
Respondents report positive
experiences with organic acids,
probiotics and enzymes.
Response percentage (%)
Efficacy of feed additives used for
Source: WATT Global Media
feed additives and recouping the production gains lost without the use of
antibiotic growth promoters (AGPs)
are the biggest challenges to antibiotic-free poultry production. Beyond
that, 44 percent report that implementing management changes at the
farm level further complicates and
can negate their efforts. Significant
investments in facility upgrades to
improve animal welfare (40 percent)
and inconsistent additive research
and efficacy (37 percent) also complicate the move to ABF production.
Comparing traditional diets with
the cost of antibiotic-free poultry rations, 24 percent report costs rising by
1 to 5 percent when formulating ABF
diets; 18 percent have experienced 5
to 10 percent higher costs. However,
14 percent find that their formulations
cost less and others (10 percent) feel
they have stayed the same.
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