Feeding pigs in extensive production: Part 2

  Introduction In this article, the second in a two-part series , several management and procurement approaches are discussed relative to feeding pigs in extensive settings....

Nedap Activator offers demand-driven feeding for lactating sows

New Nedap Farrowing Feeding with Wireless Activator feeds based on need. To help producers meet the unique nutritional needs of lactating sows, Nedap Livestock Management...

ADM invests $2.5 M towards Illinois Feed Technology Center

The Archer Daniels Midland Company today announced a $2.5-million gift to assist with funding construction of the Feed Technology Center, a key asset that will advance educational...

Calcium-to-phosphorus ratio established for 11-to-22-kg pigs

The amount of calcium in pig diets must be calculated precisely. Too much can decrease phosphorus digestibility and feed intake, leading to lower weight...

Feeding Pigs in Extensive Production: Part 1

Complete feed rations are Important for the nutrition of your pigs Introduction Extensive pork production is often driven by the objectives of a market niche, what may...

Utilizing Weather-Stressed Corn in Swine Diets

Download the complete article  In most of the US and many parts of the world, corn is the largest single component of swine diets, providing...

AGCO gift advances capabilities of new Illinois Feed Technology Center

The new University of Illinois Feed Technology Center, currently under construction south of campus, will have a significant impact on research and educational opportunities...

Learn About APC & Plasma

First in a Series Who is APC? While you may have heard of APC, chances are you may not know much about who we are and...

Gestation Group Sow Housing Options:Short Stalls & Trickle Feeding

Introduction Housing sows in individual stalls has become commonplace across the pork industry. This method of production has grown in popularity because animals can be...

Three ways to win the race to gain weight

Encourage consistent feed intake through diet changes and other challenges. How do you get the most pounds from your pigs at market? Are you...
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