Lean Sows Need to “Pig Out” Prior to Lactation

A sow's performance during lactation is pre-determined by her genotype. Large, late-maturing animals are traditionally better milkers. In sows, milk yield is determined by...

Grain Producers Encouraged to Consider Advantages of Hog Manure Fertilizer

Feature Report 4:24 Listen The Saskatchewan Pork Development Board is encouraging grain producers to consider the potential benefits to be derived from the...

Effects of alternative housing and feed on pig growth and carcass quality

Quick facts Growth rate of pigs housed in hoop barns is similar to pigs housed in confinement barns. Pigs in hoop barns eat more...

Effects of Fermex 200 (fermented soybean meal) on growth performance and amino acid digestibility...

Soybean meal (SBM) is one of the most important protein sources in swine diets. However, SBM has high concentrations of non-digestible oligosaccharides, mainly stachyose,...

Using microalgae products in swine diets

Quick facts With more research, microalgae have the potential to change the sustainability of animal and food production systems. Their rapid growth and nutritional...

Influence of the level of dietary digestible Ca on growth performance, bone ash, plasma...

    Skip to main content Hans H. Stein Monogastric Nutrition Laboratory Main menu Vanessa Lagos, a Ph. D. student in...

Effects of dietary corn distillers dried grains with solubles withdrawal on finishing pig performance...

Effects of dietary corn distillers dried grains with solubles withdrawal on finishing pig performance and carcass characteristics Annie Lerner 2019 Midwest ASAS Meeting  

Amino acid digestibility in plant based protein concentrates and in Peruvian super prime fish...

Anti-nutritional factors in soybean meal can result in a reduction in digestibility of amino acids. Therefore, the use of soybean meal is limited in...

Next generation ‘WeanEase’ shows strong benefits for swine operations

A growing body of science is delivering new insights into just how critically important the immediate post-weaning period is to the full production lifespan...

USDA Releases “Feed Outlook: May 2019” Report

Source: USDA news release To view the complete report, click here.here. The May 2019 Feed Outlook report contains estimates for 2018/19 and projections for 2019/20 U.S....