Research into producing cheaper animal feed


Prof Wahid (second, left) signing the plaque with Piggott (second, right), at the launch. With them are UTM deputy vice-chancellor Ahmad Fauzi Ismail (left) and Nutrition Technologies Sdn Bhd chief operations officer Thomas Berry.

ISKANDAR PUTERI: Livestock farmers say that one of their biggest expenses is the cost of the feed. If that can be reduced, the price of animal products – be it eggs, fish or meat – should also drop.

To work towards this, a local university and a biotech company have teamed up to launch a laboratory for the research into cost-efficient and quality feed.

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