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Farmscape for November 30, 2023 Full Interview 21:04 Listen A sow lactation biologist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada reports that by balancing feed intake pork producers can preserve the health and longevity of the gilt while maintaining her ability...
Arabinoxylans are the predominant fiber component in cereal grains and cereal co-products. They have a backbone of β-(1− 4) linked xylose units with side chains of arabinose, glucuronic acid, acetyl, and phenolic acids. Xylanase hydrolyzes the β-(1− 4) glycosidic...
Preliminary samples show significant contaminants requiring mitigation. Incidence and levels expected to increase as testing continues. Preliminary data collected from post-harvest grain samples has confirmed a substantial risk of mycotoxins threatening feed quality in key growing areas of Canada and...
Big advantages to transform success for poultry and swine farmers in Latin America & globally. A new opportunity for poultry and swine farmers to dramatically improve production and sustainability at reduced cost was featured at the  Mexican Association of Animal...
Niche market producers must have a higher return per pig sold in order to make a living selling fewer pigs. Non-feed costs can quickly grow out of balance in a small operation. Efforts need to be made to stay...
Fitting diets to your farm You can optimize nutrition on your farm by modifying your feeding program specific to your farm. Accurately determining and meeting pigs’ nutrient requirements is key to better feeding. A pigs’ nutrient requirements depend on many...
Ethanol plants are getting more efficient at extracting fuel from corn, and that can affect the quality of distillers grains, a byproduct of ethanol production often used as an economical feed alternative for hogs and poultry. “They are doing some...
Don’t risk your investment and profits when the stakes are high, say feed quality experts. Taking steps to protect feed from contaminants is advised for livestock farmers and feed mills post this year’s harvest, say feed quality experts. This is especially...
CBS Bio Platforms is introducing new feed ingredient bags for the complete lineup of signature Feed Science Platforms (FSPs). Global distribution has steadily increased for CBS Bio Platforms, as the company has posted multiple consecutive years of record sales and...
Source: Hubbard Feeds Blog Feed represents as much as 75% of the cost of production of a marketed pig. Combining that with an extended period of low market prices emphasizes that feed efficiency is an important economic topic. Let’s look at...
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