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Acidifers in Animal Nutrition: A Guide to Feed Preservation and Acidification to Promote Animal Performanceby Christian Luckstadt
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An overview of a promising new approach to animal feeding, this compilation of papers reports mostly beneficial effects from adding acidifiers to the diets of livestock, poultry, and fish. Research topics cover the cost of acidifiers, methods for measuring dosage, the use of acids to control E. coli and salmonella, reduction of dependence on antibiotics, performance-enhancing uses, acids as feed preservatives, and comments about sustainable production.
This compilation of papers from research institutes and the worldwide animal nutrition industry provides an overview on the use of acidifiers in animal nutrition and their beneficial effects on livestock and aquaculture.
About the Author
Christian Lückstädt is a former product manager and area manager of aquaculture for Biomin and the current research and development coordinator of aquaculture for ADDCON Nordic. He has published numerous scientific articles, including several on the use of acidifiers in fish nutrition.
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