The application of fibres in diets for breeding sows is more about the physical properties of the fibre than any nutritional value they may have. Raw fibre concentrates maintain their most valuable properties whilst eliminating the problems caused by the additional components of traditional fibre sources ? such as fermentable fibres and mycotoxin contamination.
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