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on June 4, 2018
Feed safety

How extrusion reduces antibiotic usage in animal feed

Extruded livestock feed can reduce costs while improving animal health and performance in antibiotic-free production

Extrusion is most commonly associated with pet food and aquatic feeds; however, in livestock feed manufacturing, extruders produce many of the same results as a pellet mill, only through a different process.

According to Spencer Lawson, UP/C technology manager with Wenger Manufacturing Inc., extruded feeds offers several advantages over pelleting…

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