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Article published the June 4, 2007:

Challenges in feeding the modern sow

As little as 25 years ago, it was relatively easy to feed replacement females in a commercial piggery. Gilts could be reared to first service on a normal finisher (or baconer) diet and only a single diet was fe...
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Article published the May 31, 2007:

Well-known and new approaches to Biomin® pHD

The current situation on the world feed market shows increasing feed prices. Not only milk by-products are steady increasing in price. Corn prices are rising too. Raw material prices will affect more and more...
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Article published the May 22, 2007:

Nucleotides from yeast extract: potential to replace animal protein sources in food animal diets

For years animal proteins have been used in livestock diets without many questions; however fishmeal, meat and bone meal, blood meal, blood plasma and even milk by-products in some cases are now coming under pu...
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Article published the May 16, 2007:

Peptide absorption: where peptides fit in protein nutrition and metabolism

Research over the last 30 years has demonstrated that the absorption of amino acids in the form of oligopeptides (principally di- to tri-peptides) constitutes the most quantitatively important form of amino aci...
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Article published the May 14, 2007:

Successful feed companies in the future

Like everything else, the feed industry has changed. I cannot think of a lot that has not changed. Most of our people use notebook computers. The original ones were called portable computers and we joked that t...
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Article published the May 11, 2007:

Biomin® P.E.P.– Latest studies show improved Feed Conversion Rate (FCR)

Feed conversion is one of the most important factors to economically optimize animal production. Since feed commodity prices have recently been increasing, Feed Conversion Rate (FCR) must be optimized. Biomin&r...
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Article published the May 3, 2007:

Orego-Stim® for the lactating sow and its litter

Large differences in sow productivity exist from one management system to another. These variations are considerably impacted by the distinctive feed and feeding programs in a sow’s reproductive lifetime. Prope...
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Article published the April 27, 2007:

Creating technical and educational forums that help pig producers meet performance and economic goals: the Premier Pig Program™

Regardless of where pigs are produced the objectives should be the same: to optimise the quantity of pig meat produced per sow per year or per lifetime, at minimal cost. For the modern sow and pig genotypes, wi...
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Article published the April 26, 2007:

Dietary protein – from amino acid supply to bioactive peptides

The word protein is derived from the Greek proteios, meaning primary or foremost. This is fitting in that proteins, being the molecular instruments through which genetic information is expressed (one gene – one...
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Article published the April 24, 2007:

The Impact of Acidifiers in Replacement of Antibiotic Growth Promoters

After 50 years of routine usage, in-feed antibiotic growth promoters (AGPs) have been banned from animal feeds within the EU since the end of 2005. During this period of routine use management systems for pigs ...
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