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Joel DeRouchey

Joel DeRouchey is a faculty member of the Department of Animal Sciences and Industry, Kansas State University.

ARTICLES

Ingredients

Effects of grinding high-fiber feed ingredients for swine diets

An overview of the Kansas State University swine program’s recent findings related to the influence of particle size on successful pig diets
Researchers at Kansas State University recently conducted a series of studies to help determine the effects of fine grinding byproduct ingredients or whole diets. The main focus was on high byproduct diets with DDGS, wheat middlings and/or soybean hulls fed to both nursery and finishing pigs. This article examines their findings.
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Swine nutrition

Emerging issues in swine nutrition

Using alternative ingredients in order to lower feed cost is now common practice in swine diets. However, now the challenge is to strike a balance between cost and quality.
Using alternative ingredients in order to lower feed cost is now common practice in swine diets. However, now the challenge is to strike a balance between cost and quality.
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