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Health & Welfare

Organic acids in aquafeeds: A potential substitute for antibiotics

Prophylactic use of antibiotics in animal production is being banned or restricted by many countries. A potential substitute for antibiotic growth promoters in aquafeeds is organic acids, which are the focus of much research and commercial interest. 

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Health & Welfare

Review: Use of organic acids, salts in fish diets

Published information on the effects of including organic acids and their salts at low concentrations in aquafeeds varies according to fish species and age, as well as the types and levels of organic acids and salts used.