Processing

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Hammering or rolling the grain

Increasing the surface area of raw materials increases the amount of materials exposed to the animal's digestive system, thus leading to a more complete digestion. A larger surface area can be obtained by grinding the materials. Hammer mills are the most commonly used, but the roller mill is gaining ground when energy consumption is a limiting factor.

Feed Tech, Vol 5, nr. 7, 2001

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