Research ties sow and progeny diet to kyphosis risk

Don’t overlook critical nutrients when troubleshooting. – Research from the University of Wisconsin has given pork producers some things to consider when identifying and mitigating...

New Hypor Libra* Sow Reduces Labor Costs, Increases Profitability

The new Hypor Libra* (pronounced Libra star) sow balances traits in piglet quality, mothering ability and sow longevity to increase the number of pigs...

Where is fiber fermented in the pig digestive tract?

Fiber is increasingly being added to pig diets, but digestion of fiber in pigs is inefficient and poorly understood. In a new study from...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Big Data

By Nick Boddicker, Ph.D. Geneticist   Data collection and interpretation is a critical part to a swine genetics breeding program. Without data and its interpretation, genetic...

Corn DDGS is a high-value feed ingredient in swine diets: Part 1

Much has changed over the last 20 years in the choices of feed ingredients available and the way swine diets are formulated. One of...

Stimulating Exploratory Behavior in Piglets: Effects on Pre-Weaning Creep Consumption

his study investigated whether pre-weaning creep consumption can be increased through stimulating exploratory behaviour in piglets, and whether this is best achieved through provision...

Spray Dried Bovine Plasma for DON Contaminated Nursery Diets

SUMMARY The mycotoxin, deoxynivalenol (DON) is a concern to swine producers as it causes reduced feed intake, growth and health problems. Spray-dried porcine plasma (SDPP)...

Does the Inclusion of Lyso-Lecithin (Lecired) Improve the Growth of Newly Weaned Pigs?

The newly weaned piglet is abruptly transferred from a liquid milk diet, containing about 8% fat to a dry diet with approximately 5% fat....

Ileal digestibility of amino acids and starch in hybrid rye compared with other cereal...

Hybrid rye is grown in Europe, Canada, and the United States, and compared with conventional rye, it has increased yields and reduced risk of...

Nitrogen Retention and Nutrient Digestibility in Diets Formulated Using the Net Energy System

Download the complete report Summary and Implications Diets with an increasing amount of co-products and formulated with a constant or declining net energy (NE) content...