purina-growingfinishing http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/16771/more en The Effect of EcoCare® feed on Manure and Swine Performance http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/effect-ecocare-feed-manure-and-swine-performance <div class="node-body datasheet-body">A commercial field trial was performed using approx 1000 head per treatment. Effects on manure quality, odor and nutrient profile plus swine performance were recorded for grower-finisher pigs fed EcoCare® feed versus a control diet.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/effect-ecocare-feed-manure-and-swine-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> purina-growingfinishing Mon, 21 Nov 2011 16:51:00 +0000 8281 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Effect of EcoCare® feed on Grower/Finisher Swine Performance at LongView Animal Nutrition Center http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/effect-ecocare-feed-growerfinisher-swine-performance-longview-animal-nutrition-center <div class="node-body datasheet-body">A trial conducted at LongView Animal Nutrition Center, MO, indicated that pigs fed EcoCare® feed had numerically greater feed intake (1.6%) and average daily gain (2.2%) and were 4 lbs heavier at the end of the study when compared to control group.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/effect-ecocare-feed-growerfinisher-swine-performance-longview-animal-nutrition-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> purina-growingfinishing Mon, 21 Nov 2011 16:50:00 +0000 8271 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com The Importance of using Crystalline Amino Acid Supplementation as Integral Part of the EcoCare® Feed Program http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/importance-using-crystalline-amino-acid-supplementation-integral-part-ecocare-feed-program <div class="node-body datasheet-body">Using crystalline amino acid supplementation as an integral part of the EcoCare® Feed program helps to maximize the reduction in ammonia emission from swine production systems.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/importance-using-crystalline-amino-acid-supplementation-integral-part-ecocare-feed-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> purina-growingfinishing Mon, 21 Nov 2011 16:49:00 +0000 8261 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com The Effect of EcoCare® feed on Manure Odors and Ammonia http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/effect-ecocare-feed-manure-odors-and-ammonia <div class="node-body datasheet-body">Where does the smell come from? How can odors affect us? How does EcoCare® feed affect odors?</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/effect-ecocare-feed-manure-odors-and-ammonia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> purina-growingfinishing Mon, 21 Nov 2011 16:48:00 +0000 8251 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Manure flow in Pull-plug barns and Implications on Clean-up http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/manure-flow-pull-plug-barns-and-implications-clean <div class="node-body datasheet-body">An on-farm and laboratory demonstration which shows that pigs fed EcoCare® feed produce manure that flows and dissolves better.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/manure-flow-pull-plug-barns-and-implications-clean" target="_blank">read more</a></p> purina-growingfinishing Mon, 21 Nov 2011 16:47:00 +0000 8241 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com NEWtraStart™ Feed Enhances Palatability and Gut Wellness http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/newtrastart-feed-enhances-palatability-and-gut-wellness <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/datasheet/newtrastart-feed-enhances-palatability-and-gut-wellness" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/site-files/nationalhogfarmer.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/datasheets/thumbnails/Nursery1Botanicalsmallest_0.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="node-body datasheet-body">A field trial was conducted in 2007 in Iowa to evaluate NEWtraStart™ Feed on grow-finish pig performance. Despite an unanticipated substantial health challenge, supplementation of 5 lb per ton of NEWtraStart™ Feed resulted in pigs gaining 4.1% faster, weighing 11 pounds more, and achieving 16.2% better feed conversion when compared to pigs receiving a control diet.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/newtrastart-feed-enhances-palatability-and-gut-wellness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> purina-growingfinishing Mon, 21 Nov 2011 16:46:00 +0000 8231 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Feeding for the Pig and the Environment http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/feeding-pig-and-environment <div class="node-body datasheet-body">Environmental issues are a growing concern. Many of them can be categorized under the following head­ings; air quality, manure storage and handling, manure nutrient concentration and soil nutrient levels. Read more about how EcoCare® Feed can address the entire environment question, not just parts it, through an effective and proactive feeding pro­gram for grower-finisher pigs.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/feeding-pig-and-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> purina-growingfinishing Mon, 21 Nov 2011 16:45:00 +0000 8221 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Effects of Feeding EcoCare® Feed on Nitrogen and Phosphorus Mass Balance during the Entire Finishing Period http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/effects-feeding-ecocare-feed-nitrogen-and-phosphorus-mass-balance-during-entire-finishing- <div class="node-body datasheet-body">This N and P mass balance study provides a comprehensive description of the origin and fate of N and P in association with a swine finishing operation. The study was conducted at Oklahoma State University, and the results were presented at the 2009 American Society of Animal Science Midwest Meeting (Walraven et al., 2009).</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/effects-feeding-ecocare-feed-nitrogen-and-phosphorus-mass-balance-during-entire-finishing-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> purina-growingfinishing Mon, 21 Nov 2011 16:44:00 +0000 8211 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com EcoCare® Feed Improves Clean Up in Swine Barns http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/ecocare-feed-improves-clean-swine-barns <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/datasheet/ecocare-feed-improves-clean-swine-barns" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/site-files/nationalhogfarmer.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/datasheets/thumbnails/GrowFinish3ProducersinGFbarnsmallest_0.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="node-body datasheet-body">A commercial study has shown that the microbial load can be reduced by 75% in barns where pigs are fed an EcoCare® feed component. Read more on how EcoCare® feed improves the effectiveness of a standard cleaning and disinfection program.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/ecocare-feed-improves-clean-swine-barns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> purina-growingfinishing Mon, 21 Nov 2011 16:43:00 +0000 8201 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com High Production Costs What’s Going On, And What Can We Do About It? http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/high-production-costs-what-s-going-and-what-can-we-do-about-it <div class="node-body datasheet-body">What we can expect as feed production costs rise?</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/datasheet/high-production-costs-what-s-going-and-what-can-we-do-about-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> purina-growingfinishing Mon, 21 Nov 2011 16:42:00 +0000 8181 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com