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Can naked oats cut organic chicken production costs?

Higher protein Researchers think hulless oats could make up 70-80 per cent of the ration

Scientists with Ohio State University have received a four-year, $896,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to study the feasibility of incorporating “naked oats” into organic farming rotations as a way to cut the cost of producing organic chicken. The oats, which have a unique protein and amino acid balance, will be tested in the diets […] Read more