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Organic acids and their salts

As the use of organic acids is becoming more widely accepted by feed manufacturers, animal producers and the public, there is a developing interest in using them as substitutes for antibiotic growth promoters. However, the mode of action of organic acids and salts is not always completely understood. In this article we delve into the mechanisms of organic acids and salts to gain a better insight into what they are and how they work.


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Pig Progress, volume 22, no.8 2006

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