World Animal Feed Additives - Market Opportunities and Forecast, 2014 - 2021
Feed additives are used in animal nutrition to enhance the quality, properties of animal feed in order to boost features such as overall gut health/digestive performance, palatability preservation and others. Feed additives have gained importance globally, on account of improving the overall health of animal and quality and quantity of meat produced from them. For example, in poultry diets, feed additives are used to improve the birds laying capacity, feed utilization and disease prevention. Similarly, swine diet includes various natural and synthetic additives such as, acidifiers, high dietary levels of copper and zinc, phytase to boost the performance and profitability of swine feed.