Nutritional value of high fiber co-products from the copra, palm kernel, and rice industries in diets fed to pigs
Published on: 04/07/2019
Author/s : Hans Henrik Stein 1, Gloria Amparo Casas 1,2, Jerubella Jerusalem Abelilla 1, Yanhong Liu 3 and
Rommel Casilda Sulabo 4.
/ 1 Department of Animal Science, University of Illinois, Urbana 61801, USA; 2 Departamento de Producción Animal, Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y de Zootecnia, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia; 3 University of California, Davis 95616, USA; 4 University of the Philippines, Los Baños, Philippines.
With the increased global production of livestock, dairy, and poultry, the demand for feed is also increasing and co-products from the tropical food industries are increasingly used in diets fed to pigs. These co-products include copra meal and copra expellers, palm kernel meal and palm kernel expellers, and rice bran. Global production of palm kernel and copra products is relatively m...