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on June 4, 2017

How to treat iron deficiency in neonatal pigs

There are many ways to treat iron deficiency today, even though injections remain the most widely employed technique.

Iron (Fe) is the most abundant trace mineral in the body. Although its nutritional value has been known for over 2,500 years, its role has only recently been truly appreciated in both human and animal nutrition. Iron is an integral part of hemoglobin and myoglobin, both of which play…

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