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Nutrition

Starch Kinetics and Fibre Fermentation of Peas in Pigs

Genetic and environmental factors contribute to the variable DE and NE content of peas in pigs but chemical composition does not explain it. DE content and chemical composition were studied compared to the rate of fibre fermentation in the large intestine or the rate of...

Impact of Feeding Micro-Aid® to Sows on Litter Performance

Micro-Aid® is produced from a plant extract and is used to mediate emissions from animal manures. It is an all-natural product, but it may reduce intestinal ammonia production and alter microbial populations. Some reports state that it may increase the level of immunoglobulins in colostrum...

Feeding Extruded Flaxseed to Produce Omega-3 Enriched Pork

Human health benefits have been noted from omega-3 fatty acids. Most meat has low amounts due to feed ingredients lacking omega-3 fatty acids. Flaxseed has alpha linolenic acid (ALA) and could be a source for omega-3 in pork. Three levels of extruded flaxseed were studied...