Spirulina as a livestock supplement and animal feed.

  title={Spirulina as a livestock supplement and animal feed.},
  author={B. W. Holman and A. E. Malau-Aduli},
  journal={Journal of animal physiology and animal nutrition},
  volume={97 4},
  • B. W. Holman, A. E. Malau-Aduli
  • Published 2013
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of animal physiology and animal nutrition
  • Spirulina (Athrospira sp.) is an edible microalga and a highly nutritious potential feed resource for many agriculturally important animal species. Research findings have associated Spirulina to improvements in animal growth, fertility, aesthetic and nutritional product quality. Spirulina intake has also been linked to an improvement in animal health and welfare. Its influence over animal development stems from its nutritive and protein-rich composition, thus leading to an increased commercial… CONTINUE READING
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