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AHDB call for applications for Postgraduate Studentship projects

For full details, please visit the following page of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) website - and the text below was also taken from this website: http://www.ahdb.org.uk/vacancies/PhDStudentships.aspx   Applications are now being sought from universities and research institutes for the AHDB studentship programme for projects starting in...
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ATP Improved Feed and Forage Workshop, 27-28 June 2013, Aberystwyth University

The price volatility of the feed market has begun to draw many farmers back to growing at least some of their own feed, while at the same time the market for UK-grown feeds is beginning to increase. Locally sourced feeds bring economic benefits to the UK feed industry and to farmers — and, therefore, to consumers. Obviously this shortening and simplifying of the feed supply chain by...
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Study finds that pigs fed on saturated fats do not yield better bacon

A recent paper published in the Journal of Animal Science suggests producers may want to adjust pig diets when including distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS). Some producers believe that feeding pigs saturated fats will undo the fat-softening effects of DDGS. Firmer fat means longer-lasting pork. But researchers from the University of Illinois found that including saturated fats...
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