This software has been designed to the attention of pig producers, feed manufacturers, nutritionists and veterinarians. ABC4 calculator is a very user friendly tool in comparison to existing softwares in the market place : no need to register, no need to bother with downloads. ABC4 calculator enables to measure the buffer capacity of piglet feeds; it is not adapted to growing pigs. Users can modify as many variables as they want : feed formula, by replacing or adding ingredients; ABC4 values, if they have their own matrix values; and inclusion rates.
What is the influence of pharmacological dosage of zinc oxide ? How much can it neutralize acidifiers ? ABC4 calculator helps to visualize the contributions of minerals and acidifiers to the buffer capacity of the complete feed, and to better understand negative interactions when formulating piglet diets.
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