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A recent meta-analysis has identified potential dietary feed additives that could contribute to a reduction in dependency on antibiotics in piglet diets
New research has shown that adding a lysophospholipid (LPL) complex to the diet during lactation improved performance, colostrum and milk immunoglobulins
A Spanish study has shown that feed ingredients commonly used in pig diets - oats, rye, in particular their brans, along with wheat bran
Rice co-products in pig diets add fat and fiber, but too much fiber can decrease energy absorption and digestibility.
Ongoing research with various fish species has shown that balancing the amino acid profiles of diets with free amino acids can be an effective strategy
Change to standard DDGS:corn ratio for growing pigs not recommended unless diets are formulated to specific dietary energy concentration.
Designing swine diets using the ratio of digestible calcium and phosphorus may support growth performance and feed intake as overfeed calcium can slow both
Piglets fed diets containing the protected organic acid product showed higher average daily gain (ADG) and lower feed conversion ratio (FCR)
Supplementing pig diets with either saturated or unsaturated fat increases the digestibility of calcium, phosphorus, and sulfur in the diets, finds an industry
In a published summary of the Zero Zinc Summit, held last month in Copenhagen in Denmark, a Danish animal nutrition consultant said there was a general agreemen