The primary objective of this analysis has been to estimate manufactured animal food use by animal species by life stage (as appropriate) by state and region. Targeted contact was made with more than thirty industry and university nutritionists and subject matter experts who have significant practical industry experience. This approach lends itself to conducting a bottom up approach to estimating animal food consumption by animal agriculture segments.
Click here to read the full report and detailed methodology: 2016 U.S. Animal Food Consumption Report
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