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US - US researchers recycle poultry by-product as stressrelieving salmon feed additive

A by-product of poultry production offers promise as a stress-mitigating ingredient for farmed Atlantic salmon, according to a reseacher at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. “The preen gland produces an interesting oil, an interesting wax, but the research into that oil has been underexplored.”

June 29, 2017

A by-product of poultry production offers promise as a stress-mitigating ingredient for farmed Atlantic salmon, according to a reseacher at the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

The by-product is an oil from the preen gland in poultry. 

“[The preen gland] produces an interesting oil, an interesting wax, but the research into that oil has been underexplored,” stated Jake Olson, research associate.

Olson recently correspondended with Feed Navigator regarding the project. Read the full article.

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