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Pig Nutrition / Animal Feed Additives
on July 5, 2018

Vitamin E in piglet feeds is not just another nutrient

Whereas most nutritionists use a fixed level for most vitamins, when it comes to vitamin E, there are many reasons why such a practice is inadequate and needs adjustment specific to each feed.

Vitamin E is a well-known vitamin in that it is included in almost all animal feeds, being a compound of so many functions. But, if we were to give it a commercial nickname, we could call it the “piglet vitamin” if only because nutritionists and veterinarians often prescribe high concentrations…

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