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Organic mineral supplements in pig nutrition productive and environmental perspectives

Supplementing diets with minerals can become something of a lottery, as sources differ in their bioavailability to animals. As environmentalists begin to turn their attention to trace mineral pollution, our attention must also be focused on the most efficient usage. Using chelated sources appears to give more predictable utilisation to the animal and thus reduces excretion of excess.

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