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on October 19, 2016

Stabilized rice bran boosts antibiotic-free piglet growth

Supplementation with rice bran also increased intestinal beneficial bacteria levels.

North Carolina State University researchers boosted piglet growth performance without antibiotics by including stabilized rice gran in the piglets’ feed. Supplementation with stabilized rice bran correlated to a 10 percent improvement in the growth to feed ratio of antibiotic-free piglets.

In the study, stabilized rice bran seems to have improved…

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