Genetic Improvement and Nutrition Trends

2 January 2017, at 6:00am

CANADA - Remarks by Uislei Orlando, PIC North America, during the swine breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada.


Genetic advancement continues to deliver outstanding results at the commercial level with an accelerating rate of improvement. The use of large scale commercial nutrition trials allows us to determine nutrient specifications to maximize the profitability for swine producers worldwide. This article will cover the latest improvements in genetics and the changes associated with it in regards to nutrition.