Nutritional value of wheat bran for pigs determined

University of Illinois research seeks to determine nutritional value of wheat bran in diets for pigs.

Research conducted by the University of Illinois is helping determine the nutritional value of wheat bran in diets fed to pigs. Wheat bran, like many other co-products from the human food industries, contains more fiber than corn and soybean meal, which adversely affects energy digestibility.

"To save on feed costs, more producers are turning to co-products,” said Hans H. Stein, University of Illinois professor of animal sciences. "Therefore, there is a need to determine the energy

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