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Effects of diet on manure composition

Decreasing dietary phosphorus (p) has the potential to reduce p excreted in manure and therefore alleviate the environmental damage associated with intensive animal farming. Continuous research is being conducted to get a clear understanding what effect diet composition has on manure output and composition. Here we summarise several studies.

This article can also be found at Feed Mix, volume 14, no. 4

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