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The value of processing cereal grains for piglets

There is a growing interest in the use of processed cereals in animal feeds. Technological treatments reduce microbial contamination, increase nutrient digestibility and improve productive performance. Some processing techniques might reduce feed costs and allow the use of higher amounts of liquids or alternative raw materials. This article evaluates the effects of processing cereals on piglet performance.

Feed Tech, Vol 6, nr. 8, 2002

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