Using NIR analysis to reduce feeding costs

Published Wednesday, 24th May 2017

Nutrition continues to be one of the most critical factors within animal production, with feed costs accounting for up to 80% of the total variable costs. 

In a recent article published in Grain & Milling magazine, AB Vista Global Technical Manager Dr Sophie Parker-Norman discusses how the latest NIR technology can help the animal feed industry better understand ingredient quality and variability – and in turn help maximise feed efficiency and animal performance.

In the article, Dr Parker-Norman looks at:

  • NIR technology vs traditional analysis methods
  • Using NIR to measure phytate levels, corn variability and lysine content
  • New developments in NIR technology


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