NIR calibrations advance animal nutrition

Near-infrared reflectance workshop in Australia details application of such technologies in animal feed analysis.

AusScan calibrations have been a valuable technological advancement in animal nutrition in the past 30 years, according to animal nutritionist Tony Edwards of ACE Consulting in South Australia.

Edwards recently addressed an AusScan near-infrared reflectance (NIR) workshop for nutritionists and feed mill technicians from Australia. Speaking at the University of Sydney, he emphasized that by knowing the digestible energy of grains before feeding livestock, nutritionists can provide m

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