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Articles by Christine Hunger

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How the pig industry perceives phytogenic feed additives

A new survey from BIOMIN gauges the swine industry’s views on the use of plant-based feed additives across the globe.
The results of the 2017 BIOMIN Phytogenic Feed Additives Survey provide a number of interesting insights regarding the motivations for using PFAs along with some reasons why swine professionals do not currently use botanicals.
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Inflammation: Underestimated cause of poor performance in pigs

The key to profitability in animal production lies in optimal animal performance, and to attain this genetically achievable performance, the inflammatory status of the animal should be considered.
The key to animal production profitability lies inoptimal animal performance; to attain this, the inflammatory status of theanimal should be considered.
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