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Animal Feed Database Created
October 12, 2016 —  [Nutr.]
Twenty-one Land Grant institutions and partner organizations are collaborating to provide researchers, Extension professionals, regulators, feed industry professionals, and livestock producers with...
Register by Nov 30 for Passion for Pigs
November 25, 2015 —  [Nutr.]
"Passion for Pigs" concludes its Learn to Earn tour on Tuesday, December 8 at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia, Missouri. Registrations for the popular Seminar & Trade Show...
Swine Mineral Requirements to be Reevaluated
August 27, 2014 —  [Nutr.]
Is there a shift coming in pig mineral nutrition? According to one swine nutrition expert, change is inevitable – and overdue. [Source: PorkNetwork News Source, 8/26/2014] “Trace minerals are...
Australia: Feeding Pregnant Sows in Group Housing
May 8, 2013 —  [Nutr.]
Recognising that pregnant sows are increasingly being managed in group housing systems, the CRC for High Integrity Australian Pork (Pork CRC) has driven the production of a manual, ‘Feeding...
Research: Effect of Feed Expansion on Ulcers in Weaners
July 18, 2012 —  [Nutr.]
Belgian research studied the effect of feed processing on growth performance and gastric mucosa integrity in pigs from weaning until slaughter. The effect of technological treatments on the...
NRC Releases 11th Swine Publication
July 11, 2012 —  [Nutr.]
Since 1944, the National Research Council has published 10 editions of the Nutrient Requirements of Swine. This reference has guided nutritionists and other professionals in academia and the swine...
Here are Five Ways to Reduce Swine Feeding Costs
March 2, 2011 —  [Nutr.]
Despite predictions of record-high market hog prices in 2011, swine producers will be challenged once again to achieve profits in their operations because of increasing feed ingredient costs. Rommel...
2010 National Swine Nutrition Guide Now Available
July 28, 2010 —  [Nutr.]
The 2010 National Swine Nutrition Guide is a practical publication containing nutrient recommendations and feeding guidelines. The guide consists of nutrition factsheets and diet formulation and...
2010 National Swine Nutrition Guide Now Available
May 19, 2010 —  [Nutr.]
The 2010 National Swine Nutrition Guide is a practical publication containing nutrient recommendations and feeding guidelines. The guide consists of nutrition factsheets and diet formulation and...
Early Weaning Impacts Gut Enzyme in Piglets, Study Finds
May 19, 2010 —  [Nutr.]
University of Guelph researchers have uncovered one of the reasons why piglets often struggle with illness and sometimes die when they are weaned from their mothers. According to the new study, a...
Piglet Feed Supplements Support Immune Systems
April 9, 2009 —  [Nutr.]
As feed costs rise and the production of ethanol from corn grain increases, swine producers have ramped up their search for new feed supplements for younger swine. According to studies by...
Lactating sows and heat stress
June 2, 2008 —  [Nutr.]
Dr. Ioannis Mavromichalis offers the following tips to improve nutrient uptake in lactating sows during periods of warmer weather when feed intake declines. It should be reminded that animals reduce...
Ethanol Byproducts Pelletized
June 27, 2007 — Harry Snelson [Nutr.]
One hundred percent of distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS), a byproduct of ethanol production, can be pelletized without adding a binding agent or anything else, according to Agricultural...
AMI Calls on USDA to Appoint Biofuels Working Group
January 21, 2007 — Harry Snelson [Nutr.]
The American Meat Institute (AMI) and several national producer organizations called on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to assemble a panel within the Office of the Chief Economist to study...
Mycotoxin Web Seminar
December 27, 2006 — Harry Snelson [Nutr.]
WATT Publishing is sponsoring a free web seminar presenting the latest information regarding mycotoxins in animal feeds. The online seminar, scheduled for January 16, 2007 at 11:00am EST, will be...
Pork Board Sponsors DDG Symposium
November 29, 2006 — Harry Snelson [Nutr.]
The National Pork Board (NPB) recently convened a symposium to educate swine producers about using Distillers Dried Grains (DDGs), a by-product of ethanol production, in swine diets. Nutrient...
Researchers Recommend Limiting use of DDGS in Swine Diets
November 15, 2006 — Harry Snelson [Nutr.]
The increased use of feed grains in the production of ethanol has swine producers concerned about the availability and cost of grains for use in swine diets. As a result, producers are considering...
Pork Checkoff to Discuss Impact of Distillers Grains
October 31, 2006 — Harry Snelson [Nutr.]
Given the dramatic rise in ethanol production, livestock producers are faced with increasing feed costs and the necessity to consider supplementing diets with by-products such as Dried Distillers...
Scientists Develop Altered Phytase Enzyme
July 5, 2006 — Harry Snelson [Nutr.]
Scientists at the USDA Agricultural Research Service's (ARS) Southern Regional Research Center in New Orleans, LA have developed an altered phytase enzyme designed for use in livestock and poultry...
Canadian Researchers Evaluate DDGS as Swine Feed Ingredient
November 9, 2005 — Harry Snelson [Nutr.]
Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan and the Prairie Swine Centre are investigating the value of dried distillers grains plus solubles (DDGS) as a feed ingredient in swine rations. DDGS is...

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