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Evaluation of the safety of an algal biomass as an ingredient for finishing cattle

Published on: 06/12/2019
Author/s : M. M. Norman,* Z. E. Carlson,* F. H. Hilscher,* G. E. Erickson,* B. W. Brodersen,† J. D. Loy,† J. W. Wilson,‡ C. Rabe,§ and A. K. Watson*¹. *Department of Animal Science, and †School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Nebraska, Lincoln 68583; ‡DSM Nutritional Products, Parsippany, NJ 07054; and §Evonik Industries, Hanau, Germany 63457

ABSTRACT Coproducts of n-3 fatty acid production from algae are a potential feed resource for cattle. A study was conducted evaluating feeding algal biomass to cattle. Crossbred cattle (20 steers and 20 heifers, 255 kg initial BW, SD = 14) were individually fed 4 inclusions of condensed algal residue solubles (CARS; 0, 2.5, 5, 7.5% of diet DM) displacing dry-rolled corn in the finishing diet for ...

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June 12, 2019
Has anyone tried using CARS in Turkey Feed? Wet Feeding has a lot of potential, because it creates a much bigger "window" for Feed Enzymes to do their work.
We are doing some work here with fermented Cassava, and this product would complement it quite well.
Can you provide an Amino Acid analysis?
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