Hemp is on its way
A piece on hemp feed regulatory developments in the US generated significant interest last month.
A US industry and policy stakeholder group is planning to submit an application in August this year to get approval for the use of hemp seed, meal and cake as protein supplements for use in the diets of layers and broiler chickens.
Hemp products are currently not approved for use in animal feed in the US. However, the Hemp Feed Coalition (HFC) says large scale production of hemp will create by-products that are nutritious and valuable as animal feed ingredients.
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