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The Concern for Animal Safety & Feed Contamination Drives Feed Testing Market
The rising demand for feed testing services due to regulations regarding feed safety and quality in the emerging markets has encouraged companies to adopt this strategy.
Testing of animal feed involves the evaluation of feed quality, composition, ingredients, and suitability in accordance to that type of animal that is to consume it. The testing of feed and feed ingredients includes both, qualitative and quantitative tests. Qualitative tests provide information on the quality of samples, based on their physical characteristics such as color, texture, odor, and density. The qualitative results may vary depending on the tests and the opinion of those who conduct the tests. Testing of feed offers benefits such as the optimization of nutrient usage in animal feed, and improving the productivity of the livestock animals, among others.
The key players in the market have taken initiatives to introduce new systems and technologies that can be used for feed testing. Expansions and investments drive the market growth. The use of advanced technologies in can also offer growth opportunities in the market.
The emerging markets of Asia-Pacific, such as China and India, have further opened new opportunities in this market. The leading players focus on expansions and investments to tap the potential of the emerging markets.
Feed Testing Market by Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Pets, Equine, Cattle, and Aquatic Animals), by Type (Mycotoxin, Pathogen, Nutritional Labeling, Crop Chemicals, Fats & Oils, and Others), & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019
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