Pelleting improves the digestibility of feed and makes is easier to transport. However over the years fact and fiction have sometimes been confused. In this article for the 10th anniversary of Feed Tech Matthias Franke and Andreas Rey distinguish the myths from the facts in feed manufacturing in general and pelleting in particular.
This article can also be found at Feed Tech, volume 10, no. 3
Keywords: Compound feed, grinding, mixing, pelleting, pellet quality, cooling, conditioning, pellet die