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Poultry Nutrition / Pig Nutrition / Animal Feed Additives
on September 15, 2017

Organic trace minerals: Enhanced stability ensures efficacy

Recent research indicates that when compared to inorganic minerals, the use of chelated minerals has benefits beyond simply enhancing bioavailability.

There are many forms of mineral complexes and chelates available for use in animal nutrition, all of which are generically referred to as organic trace minerals (OTMs).

The chemistry of complexation or chelation has created a great deal of confusion in the animal feed industry, yet official definitions…

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