Calgary Firm To Study Additive Use – for Aug. 30, 2010

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Canadian Bio-Systems of Calgary has received $271,177 from the National Research Council to study dietary nucleotides for and how much of them should be used in feeds to boost growth and fight disease. The company plans to put the funds toward study to “gain a better understanding of the optimal level of supplementation of dietary nucleotides in swine, poultry, aquaculture, and dairy cattle diets.” With this information, Canadian livestock could soon have access to a healthier alternative for antibiotics, said a federal government release.

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