Animal Nutrition

Particle Size Matters:Study Points to Feed Efficiency

Chris Krull

Chris Krull

St. Louis, MIssouri

New research shows that larger particle sizes can lead to even more feed efficiency when it comes to soybean meal. The research from Dr. Carl Parsons at the University of Illinois indicates that larger particles of soybean meal actually give poultry more benefits in digestibility and growth.

According to Dr. Parsons, “doing something as simple as not grinding soybean meal as finely, can make an excellent ingredient even better.”

Get the inside scoop from Carl Parsons, Ph.D., professor of animal sciences at the University of Illinois.