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Swine it #56: Formulation as a new production nutritionist - Dr Jeff Hansen

13 September 2020, at 1:48pm

I very much encourage people to go out into production, and get that experience… it is a high-stress job. That is OK. You learn a lot. Get involved with your packer. Be the leader. Own that entire feed operation from a personal standpoint. The team does not have to report to you. You are a servant to all those people.

Dr Jeff Hansen

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Our guest is Dr Jeff Hansen. Dr Hansen graduated with an M.S. from Texas A&M and Ph.D. in Swine Nutrition from Kansas State University. He was previously Director of Nutritional Programs with Murphy‐Brown/Smithfield, the largest pork producer in the world, for over 20 years, and brings extensive experience in nutrition, production management, and feed manufacturing. After that, he joined Nutriquest as Director of Technical Sales and Service.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

What you will learn:

• Where do you start?
• Nutrient matrix;
• Energy;
• Fat feeding;
• Managing the nutrition program;
• Production concerns;
• Major advancements;
• What the future holds.