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Animal Feed Additives

Feed strategies to protect sows from heat stress

Certain feed additives can help pigs cope with high temperatures
 Because hot weather reduces feed intake, animal feed nutritionists and pig producers need to review sow feed formulas to better prepare them for high temperatures.Pig producers usually reduce crude protein and fiber in feed, because these nutrients emit more heat during digestion and metabolism, compared with carbohydrates and fats.  
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The use of proteases in corn soy diets

Prior to deciding on a protease, a number of factors need to be carefully examined.
The use of proteases in corn soy dietsPrior to deciding on a protease, a number of factors need to be carefully examined. By Dr M R Bedford and Dr A J CowiesonInterest in the use of feed enzymes in corn
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China robust export market for soybeans

Processors increasingly turn to imports, which are cheaper and more plentiful, despite efforts to boost local soybean output.
China robust export market for soybeans Processors increasingly turn to imports, which are cheaper and more plentiful, despite efforts to boost local soybean output. By Coco Liu Coco Liu is WATT’s China correspondent. International trade has slowed during the global financial crisis,
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China’s soybean stockpile project

More soybean crushers have turned to imports, which have a price advantage over domestically-produced beans.
More soybean crushers have turned to imports, which have a price advantage over domestically-produced beans.
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