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Article published the September 4, 2006:

UPC Feed Performance Summary

SWINE Palatability: A preference study was conducted in May 1998 by the Animal Science Department at a major university who designed the test. This test compared the effects of UPC-processed feed versus a...
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Article published the September 4, 2006:

Rethinking swine starters

Pellet-cooker-processed swine starter feeds made by the Cehave Landbouwbelang co-op in the Netherlands—the Air Line product range—average 10-15% lower bulk density than conventional pelleted products. However, ...
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Article published the August 23, 2006:

Haematotoxicity of dietary Fumonisin B1 in growing pigs

ABSTRACTInvestigation was carried out with twenty-four (24) crossbred (Large White x Landrace) male weanling pigs of 8-9 weeks of age averaging 6.94±0.26 kg to study the haematotoxicity of dietary fumonisin B1 ...
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Article published the August 23, 2006:

Probiotics for pigs – how can they be made to work?

SUMMARY The removal of antibiotic growth promoters from farm animal feeds has led to renewed interest in the use of live microbial cultures or direct fed microbials also called probiotics as a r...
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Article published the August 18, 2006:

Selenium Enriched Yeast – Key to unlocking increased efficiency and optimizing cost of production

Profitable pork production is determined by a magnitude of parameters. Not always is the lowest cost or highest performance operations the most profitable. Factors such as management, genetics, hygiene a...
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Article published the August 18, 2006:

Dietary Organic Selenium May Benefit Sows and Prewean Pigs (Republished from Feedstuffs)

     Inorganic vs Organic Selenium.  Dietary selenium (Se) supplemented in the form of organic Se from Se yeast, also called selenized yeast, has higher bioavailability than Se from sodium selenite.  Many...
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Article published the August 16, 2006:

The Small Things

It has become common in our hurried world for many people to accept the philosophy “Don’t sweat the small things!” as their solution for many of life’s little inconveniences. While this may be true when it c...
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Article published the August 7, 2006:

Animals benefit from adding acids to the drinking water

Water is one of the most important feed ingredients in the diet. Clean water improves the animal’s performance and acidifying drinking water may even suppress bacteria that have a negative influence...
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Impextraco NV
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Article published the August 3, 2006:

Evaluation of the insoluble solids of nejayote on the performance of growing pigs

Abstract: Forty eight crossbred pigs (Landrace-Duroc) averaging 11.94±1.5 kg were used to evaluate the effect of insoluble solids of nejayote (ISN) as calcium source on growing performance during six weeks. Two...
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Article published the June 15, 2006:

Powerful Phytogenics under Practical Evaluation in Sows and Piglets

Summary The ban of in-feed antibiotics has already been implemented in Europe and producers are faced with a vast number of alternatives which are currently available at the market. Natural Growth Prom...
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Tobias Steiner
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