Growth in world population and increased affluence among people in developing countries have resulted in dietary changes and massive increases in animal and feed production over the past two decades. Thus far, the supply of raw materials, mainly maize and soybean meal have kept up with this growth. ASA technical director Robert Swick at the 3rd International Broiler Nutritionists’ Conference in Auckland, New Zealand presented an analysis of the future balance between supply and demand of feed ingredients.
This article can also be found at Feed Tech, volume 9, no. 7
Keywords: Feed production, world population, raw materials, maize, corn, soybeans