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Pig Nutrition

The latest pig nutrition and feeding strategies, scientific research, news and analysis from the editors of Pig International magazine to help swine producers raise disease-free livestock and provide a balance of nutrients to meet the ever-changing health needs of sows, piglets, gilts, boars and hogs.


Getting used to expensive vitamins — time to act is now

Vitamins used to be cheap, but this is last year’s news; we must now act to ensure vitamin feeding cost remains reasonable as vitamins will remain expensive for the foreseeable future.
Today, we see vitamins like E and A being dramatically expensive. Some believe their prices will come down, but others in the know realize that the few players who control the market will not be happy to see low prices again.
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6 alternative protein sources to soybean meal

Soybean meal remains sovereign, but it can be easily replaced when other protein sources can offer a more profitable solution — it only takes knowledge and experience.
Soybean meal, containing 44 percent crude protein, remains the most common protein source for all compound feeds for pigs, poultry and dairy cattle, worldwide.
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Ceva hits EUR1 billion in revenue for first time

Company saw growth of 20 percent in 2017
2017 will go down in history as the year Ceva Santé Animale (Ceva) achieved growth of 20 percent and broke the EUR1 billion barrier for the first time with sales of EUR1.1 billion (US$1.3 billion).
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Cargill elects John Watson to board of directors

John S. Watson, retired CEO of Chevron Corp., elected to Cargill's board of directors
John S. Watson, retired chairman of the board and CEO of Chevron Corp., has been elected to the Cargill's board of directors, effective February 1.
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