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A study indicates an extract of marine algae harvested in Brittany could be used in feed to inhibit the proliferation of pathogens and stimulate an immune
Alliance aims to improve swine health and well-being by developing precision breeding technology.
Tonisity says an isotonic supplement it has developed can boost hydration, weight gain and manage stress in piglets.
Replacing soybean meal with DDGS maintains feed intake, but lowers average daily gain for young pigs, say researchers.
The type of canola is used, and how the oil is extracted alter the nutritional offering of by-products used in swine feed, say researchers
Worn-out equipment is part of farming and can make a big dent in an operation's productivity, but it could be a good problem to have
Supplemental enzymes and multicarbohydrase may improve weaned pigs digestion of crude protein from soy-based feed ingredients, however current digestibility
Using mathematical models rather than nutrient tables may offer producers a way to support pig growth and development with less financial and environmental cost
More research must be done to understand the complex needs of breeding sows if lifespan and performance are to be improved, say a genetics and breeding expert.
A study showed that increasing crude protein in sows’ diets to 135 g/kg feed or 850 g/d improved litter average daily gain (ADG) by increasing milk yield