5 Ways to Achieve More Profitable Pigs
Learn how incorporating nutritional tools into sow and piglet diets can boost performance and profitability. Sponsored content by Novus.
Enzymes Provide Common Ground for Latin American Poultry, Swine Professionals Seeking Answers
Novus International, Inc. invited more than 20 poultry and swine professionals representing almost every region of Latin America to its global headquarters for a collaborative, four-day meeting focusing on the future of enzymes in the feed industry, held May 22-25, in St.
Intrinsically heat stable enzymes can take the heat without a coat - naturally
The upward trend in commercial animal feed conditioning temperatures aims at improving pellet quality, as well as enhancing feed hygiene, and continually tests the stability limits of various feed additives. Enzymes are proteins and they tend to lose their catalytic activity or become denatured at high temperatures.
Organic Trace Minerals Equip Sows and Piglets for Profitable Performance
Not all mineral sources are the same. For more successful sows and high-performing piglets, many producers have turned to chelated organic trace minerals instead of inorganic options to improve litter size, birthweight and overall end results, with the goal of creating heavier and healthier piglets and well-nourished sows that will remain profitable for more parities.
Alternatives to Zinc Oxide for More Potent Piglets
The nutritional and environmental experiences by weaning piglets contribute to gastro-intestinal and immune system disturbances. These can result in an increased susceptibility to gut disorders and, in some instances, to diarrhea, morbidity and even death.
Piglets Have Allergies, Too
The global swine industry adopted early-weaning practices a generation ago. However, early weaned piglets have been plagued by poor growth performance, known as the 'post-weaning lag.'