Diet

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

How Trans Fats Assist Cell Death

by Tohoku University
Some trans fats enhance a pathway inside the cell that leads to cell death; drugs targeting this mechanism could help address diseases associated with these fats

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