Soy hulls a good alternative source of fiber for piglets

Soy hulls a good alternative source of fiber for piglets

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The outer part of the soybean is increasingly being retained as a roughage for ruminants and gestating sows, replacing more expensive fiber sources.

Fibers have received much attention as part of an antibiotic-free program for piglets. The focus has largely been on insoluble fibers that act on the upper gastrointestinal part where they provide motility, water control and a general boost in gut health.

Read the full article at: Feed Strategy | September/October 2021