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combination remains one of those educated guesses for
which piglet feed design is often considered an art.
In brief, designing a piglet feed is nothing more than
a balance between cost, expectations in terms of animal
performance and health, and available ingredients. The
information is out there, but the combination into a marketable product remains outside the scope or reach of
universities, even at MSc or even Ph.D. levels. As such,
piglet feeds - the successful ones - remain few and
well-known worldwide, even though the majority of pig
producers are attracted by the less expensive - and less
effective - products. ■
Ioannis Mavromichalis, Ph.D., is an animal nutrition
industry consultant. To contact Mavromichalis, email
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