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Seaweed as a potential protein supplement in animal feeds

Code: 9781801462594
Sung Woo Kim, North Carolina State University, USA

Chapter synopsis: With increasing demand for meat and dairy products but limited capacity for expanding crop production, there is need for alternative feed sources. Careful selection of seaweed species based on nutrient content and profiles could allow successful use of seaweed as an alternative protein supplement in animal feeds. This chapter introduces seaweed as a potential alternative protein supplement in animal feeds as well as current challenges in its use.

DOI: 10.19103/AS.2021.0091.01
Table of contents 1 Introduction 2 Novel protein sources for animal feeds 3 Seaweed production for foods and feeds 4 Nutrient composition of seaweeds 5 Seaweeds as protein supplements in feeds 6 Conclusion 7 Where to look for further information 8 References

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