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Articles by University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

Copper Boosts Pig Growth, and Now We Know Why

by University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
According to new research, the element seems to enhance pigs' ability to utilize fat after absorption, resulting in increased energy utilization of the entire diet

Common Feed Ingredient Tested Safe in Bulls

by University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
Until now, no one had studied the effects of distillers grains—a  common feed ingredient—on bull development and fertility

Walnuts Impact Gut Microbiome and Improve Health

by University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

Previous research that prompted this microbial research showed that the amount of energy (calories) derived from walnuts after we eat them is less than previously thought