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Friday, September 09, 2016
Novus International
The element is essential to a functional immune system and optimal health. Adding supplemental copper to nursery pig rations can improve daily gain and feed conversion ratios. More importantly, choosing the right type of copper is necessary in order to increase its availability in the digestive tract, minimize excess excretion into the environment and maximize return for every feed dollar
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Dr. Thomas Wilson
While there is substantial knowledge concerning the mineral requirements of land animals, there is little known about the trace mineral requirements for fish and shrimp. This is primarily due to the difficulties of conducting research in marine species. However, mineral supplementation of all aquaculture feeds is recommended to maintain sufficient whole-body and tissue levels of important trace minerals such as zinc, manganese, iron and copper.
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