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Swine nutritionists now have more information at their disposal to formulate foods that help pigs grow safely, save money for producers
With spray-dried porcine plasma (SDPP), how is pig performance affected when compared to diets containing egg yolk antibodies? Spanish researchers did a trial.
Pig diets sometimes contain 0.22% more calcium, on average, than stated on product label.
Rice co-products in pig diets add fat and fiber, but too much fiber can decrease energy absorption and digestibility.
High inclusion levels of rapeseed meal and DDGS combined in feeds negatively affect nutrient digestibility in finisher pigs, concludes an Irish study.
Adding a blend of xylanase and protease to the diets of newly-weaned pigs may improve gut development, weight gain and growth performance, say researchers.
Over the decades, pigs were taken from rooting outdoors to being kept inside pig houses, away from the mud and the dirt they are used to
Measuring the radiated temperature of a group of pigs by infrared themography may be a useful tool for early detection of disease as some Canadian researchers
Pigs infected with FMD virus were highly contagious to other pigs just 24 hours after infection.
A recent meta-analysis has identified potential dietary feed additives that could contribute to a reduction in dependency on antibiotics in piglet diets