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Joe S. Moritz

The effect of steam-conditioning practices on pellet quality and growing broiler nutritional value. J. Appl. Poultry Research 17:249-261.


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Feeding broilers high-quality pellets shows positive economic return

The modern broiler responds to improved feed form by increasing feed intake and consequent live weight gain.
Research consistently demonstrates production benefits associated with feeding pellets to poultry. These benefits include improved feed handling at the mill and on the farm; greater hygienic quality of feed; reduced feed wastage; and decreased ingredient segregation.
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