Animal feed additives are ingredients with the nutritional value provided to animals. It acts like a vitamin for farm animals that receive insufficient nutrients from regular diets. The global AFA market has grown rapidly in recent years due to the increasing demand for meat and related products.
The increasing demand for protein-rich meat and dairy products, industrialization in meat production, increasing consumption of meat, outbreaks of animal diseases, and increasing awareness of meat safety and quality are some of the key growth drivers in the AFA market.
Regulatory structures and rising raw material costs are some of the biggest challenges limiting the growth of this industry. However, rising creatine animal feed prices created several opportunities for the AFA. Limiting the use of certain harmful feed additives and environmental concerns also creates opportunities for the use of AFA.
Most feed producers seek to improve production processes to develop products at lower costs and increase production capacity.
The global AFA market is segmented into two main categories:
· Dietary supplements for animal feed( creatine animal feed)
· Non-food feed additives
Amino acids, minerals, and vitamins are included in the creatine animal feed additive category, while hormones, antibiotics, enzymes, prebiotics and probiotics, immunomodulatory, and feed acidifiers are included in the non-food feed additive category.
Creatine animal feed provides essential nutrients in the right ratios. It helps to increase muscle mass faster and get lean meat.