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feed additives
Subject Category
L Animal Science and Animal Products
Definition
Substances added to feeds to alter, improve or maintain feed characteristics or quality.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/4062.rdf
Scope Note
Use for the addition of nutritive substances as part of the formulation of specific feed products; For substances which are typically not consumed as a single item of a meal or diet, but are added to the diet to improve the nutritional status of animals or added to feeds to enhance the nutrient content or nutritional value of feeds, USE feed supplements.
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/4062
Broader Term
additives
forage and feed science
Related Term
antibiotics
dietary supplements
feed supplements
feeds
ionophores
methionine hydroxy analog
methyl hydroxy analog
natural additives
ractopamine
roxarsone
zilpaterol hydrochloride
Spanish
aditivos de piensos
Term Number
4062