Oats as Feed

Besides oats are a great value for human nutrition oats are widely used as animal feed. The same nutritional aspects which make oats healthy for humans make them favorable as feed. Oats can be used for both ruminants and monogastric animals. Oats are suitable for the feeding of pets, such as cats and dogs, and game animals, and can be added to animal feeds as a cereal ingredient. The fat content of oats increases the energy content of oats, which is an important attribute in horse, poultry, piglet and lactating sow feeds. In pet foods, oats prevent allergies and do not irritate the intestine. Oats improve fur shine, reduce diarrhoea, and are well suited for the prevention of gluten absorption disorders.


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