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Pig Nutrition / Sows & Hogs / Gilts / Piglets
on February 4, 2019

Time to revisit calcium levels in pig feed

We use calcium specifications from decades-old research, so we need to make sure those numbers are still valid.

Calcium is rarely considered to be a limiting nutrient in pig feeds because it is abundant and cheap. Limestone and calcium carbonate – the two most common sources of calcium – are readily available, and at competitive prices. But there are cases where calcium deficiency or toxicity, or under- and…


Read the full article in Feed Strategy February 2019