384 Farm Innovation – Cum îmbunătățesc fermierii îngrășarea porcilor cu ajutorul secarei by KWSClick here for resource
In Significant Impact Groups:
Feed / gut health \ Feed composition
Species targeted: Pigs;
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Successful fattening of pigs and animal welfare – Andreas von Felde believes that these objectives are not excluded. This farmer from northern Germany grows rye and uses it as feed. He says he needs less fertilizer.
“Rye has a large amount of carbohydrates that are not digested in the small intestine. In short, they feed microorganisms in the small intestine and microflora. ” This produces butyric acid, which has a positive influence on the behavior of animals when they are fattened. Butyric acid is also very effective in killing bacteria such as salmonella.