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Pig Nutrition / Sows & Hogs / Livestock Feed Manufacturing / Pig Growing & Finishing
on December 13, 2016

Practical grinding guidelines for pig feeds

The particle size of ground grain or feed performs a critical role in determining feed digestibility, mixing performance, and pelleting efficiency and quality.

There is much discussion among farmers and consultants about reducing costs while preserving performance or improving it. The end point of most of these discussions ends up being closely related to feed conversion rate or feed formulation as relating to individual raw materials costs. As feed represents about 70 to…

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