IndustryVoice http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/17131/more en Updating mineral nutrition in pig diets http://nationalhogfarmer.com/alltech/updating-mineral-nutrition-pig-diets <div class="field-byline"> Source | </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>How does the feed industry determine appropriate trace-mineral concentrations when formulating swine diets? A reference commonly relied upon is the report from the National Research Council (NRC), “Nutrient Requirements of Swine,” which was most recently updated in 2012. The problem with the NRC requirements, is that they are based on information that is over a decade and half old. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/alltech/updating-mineral-nutrition-pig-diets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/alltech/updating-mineral-nutrition-pig-diets#comments Alltech Nutrition Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:33:00 +0000 55431 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com 5 things your nutritionist wants to know about your pigs http://nationalhogfarmer.com/hubbard-feeds/5-things-your-nutritionist-wants-know-about-your-pigs <div class="field-byline"> Source: </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Formulating the proper diets to deliver optimal performance at a competitive price is the goal of most swine nutritionists. Creating that feeding program requires a clear understanding of the ingredients that are available, the type of pigs that will be fed and the management style involved with those pigs. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/hubbard-feeds/5-things-your-nutritionist-wants-know-about-your-pigs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/hubbard-feeds/5-things-your-nutritionist-wants-know-about-your-pigs#comments Animal Well-Being Food Animal Report Hubbard Feeds Nutrition Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:23:00 +0000 54631 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com For more full-value pigs, managing gut health is an ‘all-the-time deal’ http://nationalhogfarmer.com/hubbard-feeds/more-full-value-pigs-managing-gut-health-all-time-deal <div class="field-byline"> Source </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A pig’s intestinal system does far more than simply deliver nutrients and hydration. It also plays an essential role in building a strong barrier that protects it from invasive pathogens and environmental pressures, helping the pig thrive through every phase of production. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/hubbard-feeds/more-full-value-pigs-managing-gut-health-all-time-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/hubbard-feeds/more-full-value-pigs-managing-gut-health-all-time-deal#comments Hubbard Feeds Mon, 29 Dec 2014 15:22:00 +0000 53171 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Three Strategies For Promoting Good Gut Health http://nationalhogfarmer.com/hubbard-feeds/three-strategies-promoting-good-gut-health <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored by </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A healthy gut in young pigs promotes intake and growth, provides defense against disease pathogens and reduces the incidence of scours.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/hubbard-feeds/three-strategies-promoting-good-gut-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/hubbard-feeds/three-strategies-promoting-good-gut-health#comments Animal Well-Being Food Animal Report Hubbard Feeds Health Fri, 28 Mar 2014 15:12:00 +0000 46691 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com What You Should Know About Gut Health In Pigs http://nationalhogfarmer.com/hubbard-feeds/what-you-should-know-about-gut-health-pigs <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored by </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Good gut health in pigs is the first step to better performance and higher returns. Here are 4 key factors to take into consideration.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/hubbard-feeds/what-you-should-know-about-gut-health-pigs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/hubbard-feeds/what-you-should-know-about-gut-health-pigs#comments Hubbard Feeds Health Nutrition Tue, 24 Dec 2013 14:22:00 +0000 43801 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com