Alternative feeds for pigs – some considerations


There is growing interest in the reduction of food waste and creation of circular economies in agriculture. The feeding of by-products and non-swill food waste to livestock is gaining traction as a means of reducing waste in the human food chain.

In this Primefact we look at the role of pigs in the food waste discussion and things that need to be considered if you have access to food waste.

Topics in this Primefact include:

  • The recommended pig diets
  • Considerations for use of alternative feeds


Primefact 20/965 First Edition

Published: Dec 2020