Alternative Feed Ingredients for Poultry Diets: Challenges and Prospects
M.R. ABDOLLAHI and V. RAVINDRAN / Monogastric Research Centre, School of Agriculture and Environment, Massey University, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand.
I. INTRODUCTIONA number of factors including the global population growth, shift towards high protein diets, finite land availability for crop production, climate uncertainties, increase in fossil fuel prices and diversion of feed ingredients, especially of cereals, to biofuel manufacture presents challenges to the global feed supply. This is a major threat for sustainable poultry production, in b...