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Benefits of using potato and carrot in bovine feed in Colombia

Fresh Common Potato
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Colombia
Published Oct 30, 2021

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In the Science and Agriculture Magazine published by the Pedagogical and Technological University of Colombia (UPTC), potato and carrot by-products were evaluated when making a fermented product to feed livestock. These were the results. The growing demand for foods such as corn or soybeans has favored the implementation of biotechnologies through the use of agro-industrial waste in order to obtain alternative diets with high biological value.

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In the Science and Agriculture Magazine published by the Pedagogical and Technological University of Colombia (UPTC), potato and carrot by-products were evaluated when making a fermented product to feed livestock. This were the results. The growing demand for foods such as corn or soybeans has favored the implementation of biotechnologies through the use of agro-industrial waste in order to obtain alternative diets with high biological value. For this reason, in the Science and Agriculture Magazine of the Pedagogical and Technological University of Colombia (UPTC) an investigation was published in which a diet based on potato and carrot harvest by-products treated by Solid State Fermentation (FES) was elaborated . (Read: Mushroom-based bovine diet, a new way of saving for farmers) The department of Boyacá stands out in the country's agricultural production, especially with the production of Solanum tuberosum tubers and vegetables such as Daucus carota L., being one of the main ...
Source: MXContexto
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