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20 August 2018
Acidification improves grain preservation and boosts weaning pig performance
Research has shown acidification of high moisture grains can improve preservation and boost the growth of weaning pigs...
14 August 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: USDA projects record corn yield
Last Friday the USDA came out with a yield prediction of 178.4 bushels per acre. If this is correct it will be a record yield....
09 August 2018
New antimicrobial regulations present an opportunity for Canadian hog producers
As of 1 December , 2018, all medically important antimicrobials for veterinary use will be sold by prescription only in Canada. MSP[RS] provides an insight into how producers can continue to beat disease...
30 July 2018
Dealing with drought and evading heat stress in swine
The Pig Site provides top tips from across the globe on how to manage high temperatures on farm, how to prevent and treat heat stress in pigs and how to manage water shortages during a drought...
26 July 2018
Greenhouse gas as a raw material for an important feed additive
GLOBAL - Breakthrough in industrial CO2 usage...
Battle of the sexes: split-sex nutrition requirements for growing pigs
Mandy Gerhart shares her research into split-sex nutrient requirements for growing pigs...
25 July 2018
Most countries still using crucial antibiotics to make animals fatter
Most countries are still using vital antibiotics which should only be used to treat humans to make animals grow faster, fuelling antibiotic resistance, a United Nations report has found...
24 July 2018
Wageningen University and Nutriad present results on butyrate research
Feed additive producer Nutriad, a pioneer in sodium butyrate applications for the animal feed industry, co-financed a research project on the use of butyrate as feed additive....
20 July 2018
How can precision feeding save you money and time?
Research conducted on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc has shown individually formulated diets can reduce the nutritional needs of the swine herd and the nutrient content of the manure produced...
Performance response of piglets to acid-preserved, high-moisture wheat
The Prairie Swine Centre releases new trial results: Determining the effectiveness of feeding acid-preserved, high moisture wheat as an alternative to directly supplementing acid to the wheat diet of weanling...
13 July 2018
Avimatrix® product approved as zootechnical feed additive in the European Union
The European Commission has published the official regulation approving the AVIMATRIX® feed additive preparation as a zootechnical feed additive in the European Union....
09 July 2018
Novel research highlights true pros and cons of feeding rice bran to grower-finishers
Results of a novel study from Illinois University indicate that there are both benefits and losses incurred from feeding the rice milling by-product, rice bran, to grower-finishers...
APHA produces latest ASF update
The Animal Plant and Health Agency has provided their most recent update on the movement of African swine fever through Europe...
Foot-and-mouth disease: does feed pose a risk?
The Swine Health Information Centre has approved a research project which will examine the risk of transmitting the virus responsible for Foot and Mouth Disease through feed...
05 July 2018
$18.5 million allocated to fund Swine Innovation Porc for next five years
Swine nutrition, health and welfare, and pork quality are among the Canadian pork sector's top research priorities for the next five years, with $18.5 million allocated by the Canadian Pork Council...
03 July 2018
Nutriad host traditional herring party at VIV Europe
At the VIV in Utrecht (Netherlands) multinational feed additives producer Nutriad once more hosted a traditional herring party. A large group of industry professionals and academics joined the Nutriad...
The impact of vitamins on swine production
Vitamins are essential for sustaining life, and dietary sources are needed to maintain health and promote growth, development and reproduction....
25 June 2018
DSM talks vitamin D and boosting post-weaning productivity
Looking back at World Pork Expo 2018 – The Pig Site discusses exciting innovations in swine nutrition with Dr Jon Bergstrom...
22 June 2018
Anizome™ launches microbiome discovery platform for animal health and nutrition
Anizome™, the first company to offer a commercial therapeutic microbiome discovery platform dedicated to animal health and nutrition, is launched today....
20 June 2018
Are mycotoxins damaging the productivity of your herd? Find out with this free e-book
"Mycotoxins in Swine Production" (2nd Ed), produced by leading researchers in mycotoxin management, is designed to educate the reader on the effects of mycotoxins on swine performance, fertility and immunity...
14 June 2018
ANIZOME launches microbiome discovery platform for animal health and nutrition
ANIZOME™, the first company to offer a commercial therapeutic microbiome discovery platform dedicated to animal health and nutrition, is launched today...
11 June 2018
World Pork Expo: Biomin's Digestarom focuses on growing, finishing pigs
Speaking live from the World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa, Raj Murugesan, technical officer with Biomin America, shared new data from Digestarom Finish and spoke about a new product solution Biomin will...
07 June 2018
Tonisity introduces Pink2Purple: First isotonic protein and electrolyte drink
USA - Tonisity today introduced Pink2Purple™ - the first isotonic protein and electrolyte solution designed specifically for show pigs...
Nutriad starts distribution in Japan
Multinational specialty feed additives producer Nutriad announced it has reached an agreement with Watanabe Chemicals to distribute its’ products in Japan....
PMI reveals three trends in feed additives
Category driven by increasing pressure to deliver results; PMI is well positioned to meet market demands...
06 June 2018
PMI reveals three trends in feed additives
USA, 6 June 2018 - From acidifiers to yeast, the feed additive market is booming, but the best is yet to come...
04 June 2018
PEDv update: 6 confirmed cases in Southeastern Manitoba
There are now six confirmed PED cases in Southeast Manitoba in the 2018 outbreak, including three finisher operations, two sow operations and one nursery operation. Biocontainment is in place on these...
Science advances with MCFA set to power swine production into the future
The latest opportunities in nutrition and gut health will be highlighted at World Pork Expo 6-8 June in Des Moines...
31 May 2018
Nutriad presents at Asian technology and nutrition conference
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad participated in the South-East Asia Feed Technology & Animal Nutrition Conference 2018 that took place from May 28-June 1, 2018 in Phuket, Thailand. ...
29 May 2018
Ingot check the rolled gold of feed grain checks
With grain the major and costly ingredient in pig diets and contributing much of the dietary energy, Australian pork producers are increasingly demanding that grains they feed have been accurately measured...
 
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