purina-nursery http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/16751/more en Working towards 30 P/S/Y: Piglet Considerations http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/working-towards-30-psy-piglet-considerations <div class="node-body datasheet-body">The goal of achieving 30 piglets weaned per sow per year is a far greater challenge than genetic selection for increased litter size alone. Critical economic factors that may influence the financial potential of this goal include piglet performance on several levels.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/working-towards-30-psy-piglet-considerations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> purina-nursery Thu, 05 Jul 2012 20:11:00 +0000 16601 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Should a Nutrition Feeding Program for Older Weaned Pigs be Different than for Younger Weaned Pigs? http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/should-nutrition-feeding-program-older-weaned-pigs-be-different-younger-weaned-pigs <div class="node-body datasheet-body">Getting the newly weaned pig started on feed as soon as possible is essential to optimize both nursery performance and subsequent growing finishing performance. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/should-nutrition-feeding-program-older-weaned-pigs-be-different-younger-weaned-pigs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> purina-nursery Mon, 21 Nov 2011 16:42:00 +0000 8191 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com How to get More Small Pigs to Market http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/how-get-more-small-pigs-market <div class="node-body datasheet-body">A real dilemma in today’s production world is that 5-10% of pigs delivered to a finisher never make it to an acceptable slaughter weight and are sold discounted, off the market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/how-get-more-small-pigs-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> purina-nursery Mon, 21 Nov 2011 16:40:00 +0000 8171 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Gel Feed Supplementation Enhances Performance & Increases Potential Economic Return http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/gel-feed-supplementation-enhances-performance-increases-potential-economic-return <div class="node-body datasheet-body">Pigs supplemented with gel ate 8.0% more feed and gained 5.3% faster during the overall nursery period (d 0-36) leading to 2.0 lb heavier pigs at the end of the nursery period.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/gel-feed-supplementation-enhances-performance-increases-potential-economic-return" target="_blank">read more</a></p> purina-nursery Mon, 21 Nov 2011 16:38:00 +0000 8161 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Maintaining Performance during Vaccination Time http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/maintaining-performance-during-vaccination-time <div class="node-body datasheet-body">A recent study was conducted at Iowa State University to evaluate gel feed supplementation on pig performance during time of vaccination.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/maintaining-performance-during-vaccination-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> purina-nursery Mon, 21 Nov 2011 16:36:00 +0000 8151 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Gel Supplementation after Long Haul Transportation (> 7 Hours) Increases Pig Weaning Weights and Improves Survival during the Nursery and Wean-to-Finish Period http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/gel-supplementation-after-long-haul-transportation-7-hours-increases-pig-weaning-weights-a <div class="node-body datasheet-body"> This article discusses how gel feed supplementation improves pig performance and the results of a commercial study conducted in Iowa to evaluate gel supplementation on starter performance and survival after long-haul transportation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/gel-supplementation-after-long-haul-transportation-7-hours-increases-pig-weaning-weights-a" target="_blank">read more</a></p> purina-nursery Mon, 21 Nov 2011 16:33:00 +0000 8131 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Pig Body Weight Variation. A Hidden Nemesis http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/pig-body-weight-variation-hidden-nemesis <div class="node-body datasheet-body">Pig body weight variation doesn’t just happen in the finisher.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/pig-body-weight-variation-hidden-nemesis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> purina-nursery Mon, 21 Nov 2011 16:30:00 +0000 8101 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Immunity and Gastrointestinal Function at Weaning http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/immunity-and-gastrointestinal-function-weaning <div class="node-body datasheet-body">During the first week of weaning, pigs have a reduced growth rate which is related in part to low and variable water and feed intake.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/immunity-and-gastrointestinal-function-weaning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> purina-nursery Mon, 21 Nov 2011 16:28:00 +0000 8081 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Creep Feed Results from 2010 IA field trial http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/creep-feed-results-2010-ia-field-trial <div class="node-body datasheet-body">The effect of creep feeding on nursery performance, in trials conducted at Longview, as well as a 3,000 sow farm in SD and their nurseries in IA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/creep-feed-results-2010-ia-field-trial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> purina-nursery Mon, 21 Nov 2011 16:26:00 +0000 8061 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Challenge: High Feed Cost; Solution: Pelleted Diets http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/challenge-high-feed-cost-solution-pelleted-diets <div class="node-body datasheet-body"><p> Did you know pigs fed the UltraCare&reg; program in pelleted form may have between 7.3 to 13.2% optimized feed conversion during Phase 2, 3, 4 and overall when compared to meal?</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> purina-nursery Mon, 21 Nov 2011 16:04:00 +0000 8051 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com