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Calcium-to-Phosphorus Ratio Established for 11-to-22-kg Pigs
August 21, 2019 —  [Nutr.]
The amount of calcium in pig diets must be calculated precisely. Too much can decrease phosphorus digestibility and feed intake, leading to lower weight gain in pigs. [Source:
Kansas State University Updates Swine Nutrition Guide
March 27, 2019 —  [Nutr.]
Kansas State University has updated a popular publication that has served as a reference for understanding swine nutrition principles for the past 25 years. [Source: KSU 11 March 2019] Mariana...
Pork Producers Advised to Know Source of Feed Ingredients
September 26, 2018 —  [Nutr.]
Animal Nutrition Association of Canada says biosecurity remains the main line of defense for ensuring feed remains free of the pathogens responsible for transmitting disease, such as African swine...
Animal Feed Database Created
October 12, 2016 —  [Nutr.]
Twenty-one Land Grant institutions and partner organizations are collaborating to provide researchers, Extension professionals, regulators, feed industry professionals, and livestock producers with...
Register by Nov 30 for Passion for Pigs
November 25, 2015 —  [Nutr.]
"Passion for Pigs" concludes its Learn to Earn tour on Tuesday, December 8 at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia, Missouri. Registrations for the popular Seminar & Trade Show...
Swine Mineral Requirements to be Reevaluated
August 27, 2014 —  [Nutr.]
Is there a shift coming in pig mineral nutrition? According to one swine nutrition expert, change is inevitable – and overdue. [Source: PorkNetwork News Source, 8/26/2014] “Trace minerals...
Australia: Feeding Pregnant Sows in Group Housing
May 8, 2013 —  [Nutr.]
Recognising that pregnant sows are increasingly being managed in group housing systems, the CRC for High Integrity Australian Pork (Pork CRC) has driven the production of a manual, ‘Feeding...
Research: Effect of Feed Expansion on Ulcers in Weaners
July 18, 2012 —  [Nutr.]
Belgian research studied the effect of feed processing on growth performance and gastric mucosa integrity in pigs from weaning until slaughter. The effect of technological treatments on the...
NRC Releases 11th Swine Publication
July 11, 2012 —  [Nutr.]
Since 1944, the National Research Council has published 10 editions of the Nutrient Requirements of Swine. This reference has guided nutritionists and other professionals in academia and the swine...
Here are Five Ways to Reduce Swine Feeding Costs
March 2, 2011 —  [Nutr.]
Despite predictions of record-high market hog prices in 2011, swine producers will be challenged once again to achieve profits in their operations because of increasing feed ingredient costs. Rommel...
2010 National Swine Nutrition Guide Now Available
July 28, 2010 —  [Nutr.]
The 2010 National Swine Nutrition Guide is a practical publication containing nutrient recommendations and feeding guidelines. The guide consists of nutrition factsheets and diet formulation and...
2010 National Swine Nutrition Guide Now Available
May 19, 2010 —  [Nutr.]
The 2010 National Swine Nutrition Guide is a practical publication containing nutrient recommendations and feeding guidelines. The guide consists of nutrition factsheets and diet formulation and...
Early Weaning Impacts Gut Enzyme in Piglets, Study Finds
May 19, 2010 —  [Nutr.]
University of Guelph researchers have uncovered one of the reasons why piglets often struggle with illness and sometimes die when they are weaned from their mothers. According to the new study, a...
Piglet Feed Supplements Support Immune Systems
April 9, 2009 —  [Nutr.]
As feed costs rise and the production of ethanol from corn grain increases, swine producers have ramped up their search for new feed supplements for younger swine. According to studies by...
Lactating sows and heat stress
June 2, 2008 —  [Nutr.]
Dr. Ioannis Mavromichalis offers the following tips to improve nutrient uptake in lactating sows during periods of warmer weather when feed intake declines. It should be reminded that animals reduce...
Ethanol Byproducts Pelletized
June 27, 2007 —  [Nutr.]
One hundred percent of distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS), a byproduct of ethanol production, can be pelletized without adding a binding agent or anything else, according to Agricultural...
AMI Calls on USDA to Appoint Biofuels Working Group
January 21, 2007 —  [Nutr.]
The American Meat Institute (AMI) and several national producer organizations called on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to assemble a panel within the Office of the Chief Economist to study...
Mycotoxin Web Seminar
December 27, 2006 —  [Nutr.]
WATT Publishing is sponsoring a free web seminar presenting the latest information regarding mycotoxins in animal feeds. The online seminar, scheduled for January 16, 2007 at 11:00am EST, will be...

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