Algae byproduct CARS shows potential as cattle feed

John Maday writes in Drovers.com that, as algae emerges as a commercial source for omega-3 fatty acids for human and animal foods, the process for extracting those fatty acids — leaving the byproduct condensed algal residue solubles (CARS) — could replace some grain in cattle feedlot rations. With the CARS…

Feeding cattle with post lipid extracted microalgae

Livestock scientists see microalgae’s potential as a sustainable, high-energy feedstuff as well as a protein supplement. Among those scientists are Dr. Megan Van Emon, Assistant Professor at Montana State University, Dr. Daniel Loy, Professor of Animal Science at Iowa State University and Dr. Stephanie Hansen…

Algae Energy Farm developing cattle feed

The University of Queensland has established an Algae Energy Farm to cultivate and harvest microalgae for a range of uses, including as a feed supplement for beef cattle. Established by UQ’s School…