Reasons to bring fish meal back to piglet diets

Reasons to bring fish meal back to piglet diets

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There are fresh ideas why fish meal should be considered again as an ingredient for modern piglet diets.

Long before specialty ingredients and additives were discovered, piglet feeds were simple affairs based on corn and soybean meal, fortified with milk products (mostly whey) and fish meal. Whey was important for feed intake, but fish meal made a real difference not only as a tasty ingredient, but also as a source of highly digestible proteins.