SOYBEANS IN ANIMAL AGRICULTURE
The largest consumers of soybean meal
Poultry and livestock feed use 97% of soybean meal in the U.S. In Missouri, pigs are the largest consumer of soybean meal followed by broilers (meat chickens), turkeys and cattle. Soybean meal provides the protein, amino acids and energy that growing animals need.
Soybean meal for many species
As a quality feed ingredient for animal agriculture, U.S. soybean meal is used in feed rations for several species.