Lesson 10. Reducing the Nutrient Excretion and Odor of Pigs Through Nutritional Means

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Intended Outcomes

The participants will learn:

  • The basic principles of animal nutrition.
  • How animal nutrition interrelates with nutrient excretion.



The participants will:

  • Evaluate what feed formulation strategies can be applied to a farm for reducing nutrient excretion.

Authors: Theo van Kempen and Eric van Heugten