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Study highlights ways to improve nutrient rations in pig diets

Study highlights ways to improve nutrient rations in pig diets

The amount of digestible calcium included in pig diets has a direct impact on phosphorus digestibility, but the optimum ratio between the two minerals hasn’t yet been found.

In a recent study from the University of Illinois, scientists have established a first approximation of that ratio for 25 to 50 kilogram pigs.

“Because calcium is an inexpensive ingredient, the thinking was that we could add as much as we...




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