Feed Database Resources


Ajinomoto Eurolysine S.A.S Feedstuffs Amino Acids Database

The AJINOMOTO EUROLYSINE S.A.S. customer laboratory is accredited Cofrac and routinely analyses ingredients based on official methods. The Feedstuffs amino acids database provide total amino acid values for common feedstuffs in animal diets.



Dairy One Feed Composition Library contain over 450 different kind codes of feeds. The information contained in the feed tables represents cumulative statistics on samples analyzed and compiled by the Dairy One Forage Lab. It is updated on an annual basis to continually broaden the scope of the database.



Evapig is a calculator of energy, amino acid and phosphorus values of ingredients and diets for growing and adult pigs.


FAO Aquaculture Feed and Fertilizer Resources Information System

FAO Aquaculture Feed and Fertilizer Resources Information System (AFFRIS) is intended to provide information on aquaculture feed and nutrient resources and guidelines to use the information on the feeding strategy.


FAO Information on Post-harvest Operations (INPhO)

INPhO, the Information Network on Post-harvest Operations, was originally designed by FAO with the support and collaboration of GIZ and CIRAD in 1996. The principal objectives of INPhO are to promote best practice in post-harvest activities for agricultural products and to assist in the expansion of agribusiness by providing easy access to technical data and information.



FAOSTAT provides time-series and cross sectional data relating to food and agriculture for some 200 countries.


FDA Poisonous Plant Database

The Poisonous Plant database provides access to references in the scientific literature (primarily print literature through about 2007) describing studies and reports of the toxic properties and effects of plants and plant parts.



Feedipedia is an open access information system on animal feed resources that provides information on nature, occurrence, chemical composition, nutritional value and safe use of nearly 1400 worldwide livestock feeds. It is managed jointly by INRA, CIRAD, AFZ and FAO.


Food Plant International

The aim of ‘Food Plants International’ is to provide information on food plants of the world through establishing and maintaining and distributing a database of illustrated information covering the identification, distribution, cultivation, production, production constraints, utilization, food value and potential of food plants under sustainable systems in their appropriate ecological and environmental zones in easily and appropriately accessible formats


ILDIS International Legume Database & Information Service

ILDIS is an international project which maintains a database of plants in the family Fabaceae (Leguminosae) and provides services to scientists and other people interested in these plants, including this web-site for access to the database. The ILDIS checklist is also supplied to the Catalogue of Life.


OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook

The OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook is a collaborative effort of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. It brings together the commodity, policy and country expertise of both organisations and input from collaborating member countries to provide an annual assessment of prospects for the coming decade of national, regional and global agricultural commodity marke


The CGIAR Systemwide Livestock Program - Feed Composition Databases

Sub-Saharan Africa Feed Composition Database (SSA Feeds) and its associated Ethiopia-specific components is a web-based software application and database that provides information on the nutritive value of livestock feeds in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The purpose of putting this data into the public domain is to enable extension, development and research agents to design scientifically-based and best-cost rations for meat, dairy and draught animals of small-scale African farmers.


Tropical Forages

Tropical Forages is a powerful tool for selecting forage species suitable for local conditions in the tropics and subtropics. Tropical Forages Interactive Selection Tool is a collaborative effort between CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, Department of Primary Industries & Fisheries (Qld), Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT) and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI).


University of Illinois-Monogastric Nutrition Laboratory-Feed Ingredient Database

The University of Illinois - Monogastric Nutrition Laboratory created a Feed Ingredient Database which contains information on nutrient composition and digestibility for over 200 feed ingredients, oils, and minerals. Data for both pigs and poultry are included.


USA ARS- National Agricultural Library

USDA National Agricultual Library contain nutrient databases for over 8,000 foods. It also contains the Ground Beef Calculator tool


USDA Plant Database

The PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.