Pig Nutrition News

News published on December 30, 2004:

Int’l - Amino Acid Requirements Based on Protein Deposition Rates

Introduction The pace of change in swine diet formulation over the past decade has been truly staggering. During the 1990’s, we successfully adopted a number of new technologies. The use of phase feeding is ...
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Prairie Swine Center
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210 0
News published on December 14, 2004:

UK - Maintaining piglet quality at birth

Birthweight and condition of piglets at birth both have a major effect on their ability to survive. While many factors are influential - such as genetics, litter size, disease - nutrition plays a major role. ...
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JSR Genetics
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153 0
News published on November 25, 2004:

Canada - Researchers Report Diet Manipulation Can Impact Carcass Quality and Pork Quality

Researchers at the Prairie Swine Centre report hog producers can dramatically impact the quality their product by manipulating the nutritional aspects of diet. Carcass quality refers to factors such as the ...
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Manitoba Pork Council
Statistics:
128 0
News published on November 23, 2004:

Canada - Consumers Encouraged to Replace Trans Fats with Animal Fats

An Ottawa based nutrition consultant is encouraging consumers to replace foods which contain unhealthy trans fats with foods made using naturally occurring animal fats. The US Food and Drug Administration r...
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Manitoba Pork Council
Statistics:
153 0
News published on November 8, 2004:

Canada - Feeding High-fat Oats to Swine

Nutrient digestibility also improved with no negative effects on carcass quality. These results provide a strong indication that high-fat oat is superior to normal-fat oat as an energy source for swine. In ...
Source :
Manitoba Pork Council
Statistics:
136 0
News published on October 22, 2004:

Canada - Low Quality Canola Offers Added Nutritional Flexibility

The University of Saskatchewan says the availability of crops this year that normally would not be used as livestock feed will give swine producers a lot of flexibility when formulating rations. The impact ...
Source :
Manitoba Pork Council
Statistics:
81 0
News published on April 29, 2004:

Zimbabwe - Pig industry embarks on stockfeed study

The Pig Industry Board will soon carry out a study on how to use enzymes to help pigs digest fibre contained in stockfeed, a development expected to restore viability in a sector that has been facing a decline ...
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The Financial Gazette
Statistics:
225 0
 
 
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