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P. George Kunju John

Dr. P. George Kunju John is an animal feed consultant based in India.

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Cow feed

Increasing cow feed profitability with sugar

While humans are used to diets that contain concentrated sugar, it might be better if sugar was used in animal feed instead.
Sugar is a concentrated energy food that is not a vital nutrient for humans; but, few studies have been done to fully determine all of the implications of using sugar in an animal feed diet. The feeding of sugar to livestock is a new concept in animal feed technology (PGK John, 2006).  
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Sweet new fuel – feeding sugar products to poultry

Optimising energy utilisation is one of the keys to allowing modern poultry to fulfil their genetic potential. Increasing the fat content of the diet is not without problems but a new, specially formulated sugar by-product might be the answer.
Optimising energy utilisation is one of the keys to allowing modern poultry to fulfil their genetic potential. Increasing the fat content of the diet is not without problems but a new, specially formulated sugar by-product might be the answer.
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