Written collaboratively by Ryan Samuel; Prakash Poudel; Crystal Levesque, SDSU Associate Professor-Swine Nutrition; and Benoit St. Pierre, SDSU Assistant Professor. Weaned pigs have an immature gut and microbiome, which can impact digestion and absorption of nutrients. Digestive enzyme activities are...
Former top hockey goalie Kris Westblom joins CBS Bio Platforms helping farmers transition to a new era  As farmers face-off against new challenges to raise livestock profitably and sustainably, they’ll have a new ally helping them shut-out top obstacles and...
Unique all-natural solutions fit the future to boost farmer profits   Rising demand for science-fuelled, all-natural feed additives is driving a new era of expansion for Advanced Ag Products. The company has announced a broad swath of new progress to support cattle,...
There are several ways to evaluate feed cost and feed performance in wean-to-market pigs. Each method can provide a very different answer for the producer on what is the “BEST” way to feed a pig. In a perfect world...
Farmscape for April 19, 2022 Full Interview 10:36 Listen The Swine Health Information Center is encouraging pork producers to question their feed suppliers about biosecurity protocols and sources of feed ingredients. As part of research conducted by Kansas State...
Ractopamine is a feed additive used in pigs and cattle. We describe here why the product is used and consider its safety so you can be better informed about the food you are eating. Ractopamine is a feed additive for...
Source: USDA news release The April 2022 Feed Outlook report contains estimates for 2020/21, and projections for 2021/22 U.S. and global feed markets, based on the most current World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates. It also includes a Special Article...
Quick facts When you mix and formulate your own feed, you are responsible for maintaining feed quality. Quality control is needed from the time you purchase feed ingredients to the time the pigs eat it. Feed costs represent 60 to...
Swine producers depend on efficient and reliable delivery of feed. Helping to ensure that is the latest load cell technology that automates the monitoring of bulk feed tanks. Idlenot Farms is a family-owned company based in Larchwood, Iowa that operates...
The Institute for Feed Education and Research (IFEEDER) released new research today which shows that if more U.S. food companies are to require feed for their livestock and poultry be free from genetically modified (GM) ingredients, then greenhouse gas...
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