Insect-based animal feed

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14 May 2021

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Animal feed Aquaculture Waste

This innovation includes novel animal feed - For insect farming, farms can be created to grow insects from food loss and waste that could be used to feed animals particularly poultry and fish. This would thereby also address the issue of food waste, by using such waste for large scale insect farming. To facilitate access to innovative feeds and livestock supply chains, profitable networks for farmers can be developed to implement more sustainable practices at scale that help farmers and pastoralists improve the quality and quantity of their products and connect them to reliable markets.

This innovation includes novel animal feed - For insect farming, farms can be created to grow insects from food loss and waste that could be used to feed animals particularly poultry and fish. This would thereby also address the issue of food waste, by using such waste for large scale insect farming. To facilitate access to innovative feeds and livestock supply chains, profitable networks for farmers can be developed to implement more sustainable practices at scale that help farmers and pastoralists improve the quality and quantity of their products and connect them to reliable markets.

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Can Using Insects As Animal Feed Reduce The Climate Impact Of Meat Production?
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This article discusses how insect like the Black Solider Fly can be used to replace traditional animal feed sources such as soy and fish to mitigate the environmental damage that comes with meat production.
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