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Local and sustainable protein sources for weaned piglets

Local and sustainable protein sources for weaned piglets

Piglets eating yeast grown on sugar from spruce trees have a healthier gut at weaning, new research shows.

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  • Foods of Norway is a Centre for Research-based Innovation (CRI) linking academia and industry at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, funded by The Research Council of Norway and the centre's industry partners.

  • The centre contributes to growth and increased value creation in Norwegian aquaculture, agriculture and forestry by developing novel feed ingredients from blue and green biomass, and thereby alleviating the pressure on natural resources for human food production.

  • The centre develops novel feed ingredients from forestry, agriculture, and animal and marine by-products through research on bioprocessing and technology.

  • Foods of Norway aims to improve feed efficiency by developing new methods to improve feed efficiency of farm animals and farmed fish in order to produce more fish and meat with less feed.

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  • Faculty of Biosciences
    Olaf Thesens vei 6
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    Campus Ås
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    Campus Adamstuen

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