Calcium-to-phosphorus ratio established for pig diets in Illinois study

In pig diets, the amount of digestible calcium has a direct impact on phosphorus digestibility and the overall growth performance of the animals. With...

Feeding Value of Low Test Weight Corn for Pigs

Based on current knowledge, corn test weight does not significantly affect pig growth until it drops below 45 lbs/bu. As test weight declines below...

Effective Execution Drives Feed Efficiency

Source: Pipestone System Newsletter There are three drivers influencing cost of production today; facilities, weaned pigs and feed, with feed cost accounting for over 50%...

USDA Issues “Feed Outlook: March 2019” Report

Source: USDA news release To view the complete report, click here. The March 2019 Feed Outlook report contains projections for 2018/19 U.S. and global feed markets...

SIP Nutrition Research Targets Lower Cost, Higher Productivity, Reduced Environmental Impact

Farmscape for March 20, 2019 Full Interview 7:45 Listen Swine nutritionists from across Canada are working to reduce feed costs, improve feed efficiency and...

Effective Execution Drives Feed Efficiency

There are three drivers influencing cost of production today; facilities, weaned pigs and feed, with feed cost accounting for over 50% of the total...

Part 3 of Mycotoxins in Swine Feed: Alleviation Tactics of Mycotoxins

What you don’t want in your pig feed. This series talks about 2 of the major mycotoxins affecting the northern United States and a...

Leading-edge tools help producers win the battle with mycotoxins

A sharp rise in attention to feed quality threats such as mycotoxins has put the Midwest U.S. and other key livestock production regions on...

Part 2 of Mycotoxins in Swine Feed: Zearalenone

What you don’t want in your pig feed. This series talks about 2 of the major mycotoxins affecting the northern United States and a...

Precision Feeding for Gestating Sows

The objective of this project was to assess the impact of an individualized feeding strategy for pregnant sows whose dietary intakes vary depending on...