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Dietary Protein and Fermentable Fiber Affect Nitrogen Excretion

Potential environmental impacts both inside and outside the barn can be due to nitrogen excretion. Land base needed to apply manure may be reduced with lower total nitrogen excretion. Reducing dietary protein can reduce ammonia emissions and nitrogen excretion directly. Fecal nitrogen is less volatile...

Nutritional Value of Debranned Wheat

A nutritional value should be higher in dehulled or debranned cereal grains as removal of the fibrous hull reduces the fibre content. The nutritional value has not previously been explored. Debranned wheat had a higher DE content than the parent wheat but lower than oat...

Effects of Fibre in Cereal Grains on Performance of Weaned Pigs

Voluntary feed intake and nutrient content may impact the variation in nutritional value of feed ingredients. Digestibility and nutrient availability is limited by fibre content and negatively affects using Canadian ingredients to feed the pork industry. Differences were noted between diets with different fibre contents....

Nutritional Value of High-Oil Oat Groats

High oil oat groats are assumed to have a higher DE content and therefore a higher nutritional value though this has not been explored extensively. Oat groats are known for their palatability and high energy density but the natural variant with high oil should be...