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Livestock Feed Manufacturing / Animal Feed Additives
on August 24, 2016

Study: Liquid methionine reduces pelleting energy costs

Physical form of methionine can influence pellet mill's energy consumption

Power consumption is a key parameter when monitoring feed mill performance. Up to 60 percent of electricity is used for pelletizing. By working at maximum capabilities and reducing the friction between the mash particles and the die walls, the mechanical energy needed is reduced and the energy consumption diminished. This…

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