Corn nutritive value key to improved profitability

Corn nutritive value key to improved profitability

Corn is perceived as a highly digestible ingredient as well as a highly uniform source of energy and nutrients for poultry and pig diets, but published research and commercial experience

*Dr. Milan Hruby is senior regional technical services manager, U.S., for Danisco Animal Nutrition.

ACHIEVING the maximum profitability from animal protein production has a lot to do with understanding the nutritive value variability of major feed ingredients such as corn.

Applying the most accurate corn nutritive values and, more specifically, energy values enables nutritionists to contribute to significant improveme

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