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Swine it #52: The biggest mistake I see in Swine Nutrition - Dr Hans Stein

4 September 2020, at 1:05pm

If you get a job as a nutritionist in a feed company, your first job probably will be to update the feed ingredient database.

Dr Hans Stein

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What you will learn:

- The biggest mistake in swine nutrition;

- Why is this a huge mistake;

- Thoughts about in-line NIR;

- Other common mistakes;

- First few diets after weaning: requirements vs. reality;

- One thing to change today on how graduate students are trained;

- Thoughts about the NRC 2012: strengths and weaknesses.

Hans’ favorite swine-related book: NRC (2012)

Hans’ favorite book in general: History of Greece, Philippines, and others.

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Dr Hans Stein is a professor of Animal Science at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, where he is conducting research and providing outreach programs in the area of intestinal physiology and feed ingredient evaluation. Previous jobs include positions as assistant and associate professor at South Dakota State University, jobs in the feed industry, and jobs in primary agricultural production. He obtained a Ph.D. degree in monogastric nutrition from the University of Illinois, and a Master’s degree from the Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University in Copenhagen, Denmark. Dr Stein was born and raised on a small livestock operation in the southern part of Denmark.