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Feed sampling and analysis

Quality of ingredients and complete feeds is essential for effective swine nutrition practice. Analyses to monitor the quality of ingredients and feeds on a regular basis help to avoid errors in estimating nutrient content of ingredients and identify inaccuracies in feed formulation or feed manufacturing. Moreover, chemical analyses of feed ingredients are important to assign nutritional values to feed ingredients. In order to obtain accurate nutrient values for ingredients and feeds, it is essential to conduct appropriate sampling and analysis.