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on September 7, 2016

How processing, variety affect rapeseed nutrient content

Variety and processing methods can have a significant influence on nutritional value

The use of rapeseed meal, or canola meal, has traditionally been limited in poultry and pig diets due to concerns over anti-nutritional factors. However, modern rapeseed varieties have reduced glucosinolate levels. The meal is an excellent source of energy and protein, and has the advantage of being grown domestically.


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