There are few technical documents that concisely identify the most common feedstuffs used in organic farming and their specificities
For each feedstuff, nutrient content, treatment/processing and possibilities/restrictions for feeding different animal species are described.
In this booklet, the most common feed materials in Swedish organic production are listed. For each feed ingredient and feedstuff, nutrient content, treatment, opportunities and restrictions are described for feeding to ruminants, pigs and poultry. Additionally, some guidelines on their use are given. Poultry includes laying hens and broiler chickens, but most information can also apply to ducks, geese and turkeys. The feed resources described are organic ley crops, pasture, whole crops, straw, corn, potatoes, oats, barley, wheat, triticale, rye, faba beans, peas, lupines, rape seed and turnip rape, linseed, soya beans and fish meal. The booklet is relevant and available to use for advisors and farmers.