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on June 11, 2017

How lactic fermented pig feeds benefit swine production

Fermentation is a dynamic process resulting in a huge multiplication of lactic acid bacteria, production of lactic acid, activation of enzymes and the soaking of the raw materials for at least 24 hours at 38C.

Modern pig production has some major challenges. Pressure on cost price is and will remain a decisive factor to survive as a farmer. More recently, human concerns on antibiotic resistance resulted in pressure to significantly reduce antibiotic use in pig production. Another human health issue is the need to…

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