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Yucca Plant

Volume 176: debated on Wednesday 18 July 1990

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To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what information he has on the use of products of the yucca plant on livestock farms.

Our technical advisers inform us that yucca extract is used in animal feed as a natural flavour enhancer. It is also reported to have a beneficial effect on protein utilisation. When included in feed it has the effect of deodorising slurry.