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Emmanuelle Apper

Emmanuelle Apper is an animal nutrition scientist for Tereos Syral.


Calf nutrition

Improving veal calf growth with soluble fibers

Supplementing veal calves’ diet with short-chain fructo-oligosaccharides can potentially offer benefits to both feed producers and breeders.
A number of tests have been conducted regarding short-chain fructo-oligosaccharides over the past 20 years, and the conclusion is clear: dietary supplements of short-chain fructo-oligosaccharides for calves result in higher performance. This information, if implemented, could result in substantial economic benefits for both feed manufacturers and breeders.
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