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Supplemental fat not necessary when canola meal is fed to weanling pigs

Pigs fed diets without supplemental fat had greater daily gain and feed intake than pigs fed diets with constant net energy.

New research from the University of Illinois shows that adding supplemental dietary fat is not necessary to avoid reduced growth performance when replacing soybean meal with canola meal in diets fed to weanling pigs.

Canola meal contains more protein than most plant ingredients and can be used in place of soybean meal in pig diets. High-protein canola meal is produced from canola varieties that have been selectively bred to have thinner seed coats and contain less fiber than conventio

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