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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. Register for free to access premium content.

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Swine

Benefits of feeding fatty acids to sows

The addition of fatty acids to sow rations improves colostrum quality, piglet survival and performance
Trials show improvements in reproductive performance, colostrum immunoglobulin content and piglet immunity in sows fed rations including short- and medium- chain fatty acids.
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Europe

EU drought continues to strain feed, livestock industries

As Europe reels from this summer's extreme drought, many feed producers have been forced to find alternative raw material sources.
The European drought has hit wheat hard, forcing feed manufacturers to consider alternative raw materials. In the short-term, the market will remain tight, but experts say corn imports and sunflower seed husks, among others, offer options.
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New educational program focuses on sow health, nutrition at 2019 IPPE

The American Feed Industry Association’s (AFIA) Nutrition Committee has developed a new educational program, "The High-Performance Sow – Rethinking Nutrition and Health Interactions," in conjunction with the 2019 International Production & Processing Expo, taking place Feb. 12-14 in Atlanta, Ga.   
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China may lower soy protein content in animal feed

Move would reduce consumption of soybean meal amid US-China trade dispute
The China Feed Industry Association (CFIA) is considering lowering crude protein and soybean meal content in pig and chicken feeds, as the trade dispute between China and the U.S. has reduced supplies and increased soy prices.
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