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Poultry Nutrition / Poultry Welfare
on January 14, 2014

The latest in cereal processing for piglets

Cooked cereals in piglet diets are commonplace in many parts of the world, but picking the right one and appropriate thermal processing method remains a challenge.

The quality of piglet feed ingredients is becoming more important due to the reduced use of antibiotics and the trend toward lighter weights at weaning. After weaning, there is a strong risk of reduced feed intake leading to severe gut damage and diarrhea. During this period, dietary starch becomes the…

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