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Pig Nutrition

The latest pig nutrition and feeding strategies, scientific research, news and analysis from the editors of Feed Strategy 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.

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HyLife expands pork feed mill in Manitoba

Growth will help meet demands for high-quality pork in Japan
HyLife’s recent feed mill expansion in Killarney, Manitoba, Canada, has not only helped the company reach new heights in its production ability, but it has also rejuvenated the economy in rural southwestern Manitoba.
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How to improve meat quality with feed additives

Antioxidants, organic trace minerals can slow oxidation
Meat quality can be improved by feeding animals the right feed additives, according to Alltech research scientist Rebecca Delles, who spoke at the ONE18: The Alltech Ideas Conference in Lexington, Kentucky in May.
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Study: ABF pigs need more dietary threonine

Poor sanitary conditions require amino acid adjustments
Study results have confirmed that pigs raised on antibiotic-free diets in poor sanitary conditions need to have their dietary threonine (Thr) levels adjusted if they are to achieve optimal growth.
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Piglet porridge, an undervalued tool

Widely known as gruel-feeding, a warm porridge of a suitably designed feed can help underprivileged piglets survive and thrive.
I have experienced firsthand the positive response of piglets (of any age) to a moist or semi-moist feed offered right after weaning.
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Ralco formulates nursery diets with valine

Ralco announced, effective June 1, Ralco EnMAX nursery premixes will be available with valine. The addition of valine marks continued development in Ralco’s extensive amino acid knowledge that helps power EnMAX nutrition and leads to diets with less soybean meal and more low-cost energy in corn.
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New cross-border MCFA opportunity announced at World Pork Expo

Broadened availability provides companies with sustained program even across borders
As a new toolbox for 21 st century pork production takes shape, a top area of advancement capturing the spotlight at the World Pork Expo is medium chain fatty acids (MCFA) technology.
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DuPont Industrial Biosciences shares its vision of nutribiosis

Area of animal nutrition science meant to address pig production challenges
DuPont Industrial Biosciences has introduced a cutting-edge approach on an area of animal nutrition science termed “nutribiosis” that maps the interaction between gut and immune function, nutrition and the microbiome, bringing new insights to the industry.
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