Nutrition http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/6601/more en Study: Carbohydrate composition in cereal co-products important to determine energy value http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/study-carbohydrate-composition-cereal-co-products-important-determine-energy-value <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Knowing the specific composition of the carbohydrates in a feed ingredient in a pig's diet is important for determining its energy value.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/study-carbohydrate-composition-cereal-co-products-important-determine-energy-value" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/study-carbohydrate-composition-cereal-co-products-important-determine-energy-value#comments Animal Well-Being Food Animal Report Nutrition Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:52:00 +0000 59231 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com PEDV viability in feed ingredients researched http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/pedv-viability-feed-ingredients-researched <div class="node-body article-body">An evaluation of viability of the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus in individual feed ingredients in swine diets was recently studied by Pipestone Applied Research and the South Dakota State University’s Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/pedv-viability-feed-ingredients-researched" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/pedv-viability-feed-ingredients-researched#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report PEDV Health Nutrition PEDV Fri, 10 Jul 2015 18:07:00 +0000 58631 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com New options unveiled to unlock full power of canola meal http://nationalhogfarmer.com/new-options-unveiled-unlock-full-power-canola-meal <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>A new era of opportunity has emerged for Canadian canola meal as a premium, highly sought feed ingredient across livestock sectors around the world.</p> <p>One of the keys to unlock its full potential lies in groundbreaking scientific advances to understand and capture the hidden nutritive power of dietary fiber, says Bogdan Slominski of the University of Manitoba, a featured speaker at the International Rapeseed Congress, July 5-9 in Saskatoon.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/new-options-unveiled-unlock-full-power-canola-meal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nutrition Feed Thu, 09 Jul 2015 14:48:44 +0000 58581 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Swine feed efficiency examined under global microscope http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/swine-feed-efficiency-examined-under-global-microscope <div class="field-byline"> Source: International Conference on Feed Efficiency </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Animal science scholars, researchers and swine industry experts will gather in Omaha, Neb., Oct. 20-22 to share the results of five years’ worth of in-depth studies on swine feed efficiency, gathered from multiple industry vantage points and ranging from pig health, nutrition and physiology to genetics, feed manufacturing and pork quality. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/swine-feed-efficiency-examined-under-global-microscope" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/swine-feed-efficiency-examined-under-global-microscope#comments Animal Well-Being Nutrition Feed Feed Costs Wed, 08 Jul 2015 20:13:00 +0000 58561 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Deadline nears to submit scientific abstracts for Leman Swine Conference http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/deadline-nears-submit-scientific-abstracts-leman-swine-conference <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Minnesota Veterinary Continuing Education </div> <div class="field-deck"> Registration is open for premier swine health conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">July 10 is the deadline to submit scientific abstracts for presentation at this year’s Allen D. Leman Swine Conference.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/deadline-nears-submit-scientific-abstracts-leman-swine-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/deadline-nears-submit-scientific-abstracts-leman-swine-conference#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report PEDV Health Marketing Nutrition Reproduction Tue, 07 Jul 2015 14:37:00 +0000 58491 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Higher feed costs could mean pork industry losses http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/higher-feed-costs-could-mean-pork-industry-losses <div class="field-byline"> Source: Chris Hurt, Purdue University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Weather-damaged corn and soybean fields are also harmful to hog producers. Rising feed prices mean higher costs of production for the pork industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/higher-feed-costs-could-mean-pork-industry-losses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/higher-feed-costs-could-mean-pork-industry-losses#comments Marketing Nutrition Feed Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:01:00 +0000 58471 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Sierra Day Breaking the code to better digestion http://nationalhogfarmer.com/alltech/breaking-code-better-digestion <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored </div> <div class="node-body article-body">SPONSORED: With 70% of production costs coming from feed, a question on most producers’ minds is “Are they getting the most from their feed?” To get a pig to 290 pounds, it takes around 700 pounds of feed; that’s 2.4 pounds of feed for the animal to gain one pound. This challenge has producers constantly worrying about commodity prices</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/alltech/breaking-code-better-digestion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/alltech/breaking-code-better-digestion#comments Animal Well-Being Alltech Nutrition Feed Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:14:00 +0000 58311 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Succeed in tough times with eyes on costs and hog herd health http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/succeed-tough-times-eyes-costs-and-hog-herd-health <div class="field-byline"> Source: Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Veterinary experts provide goals and insights to boost profits in today’s market </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cost of production and herd health should always be top-of-mind for hog producers, but more so as market prices turn south.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/succeed-tough-times-eyes-costs-and-hog-herd-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/succeed-tough-times-eyes-costs-and-hog-herd-health#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Health Marketing Nutrition Reproduction Wed, 24 Jun 2015 21:53:00 +0000 58181 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Pushing feed efficiency http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/pushing-feed-efficiency <div class="node-body article-body">As a large expense item on the financial statement, feed costs need to be refined to reach profit and production goals. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/pushing-feed-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/pushing-feed-efficiency#comments Animal Well-Being Nutrition Feed Feed Costs Wed, 17 Jun 2015 20:26:00 +0000 57961 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Sierra Day Getting newly weaned pigs off to a good start http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/getting-newly-weaned-pigs-good-start <div class="field-byline"> By Denise Beaulieu, research scientist, nutrition, Prairie Swine Centre Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p align="left">Feed costs represent the single largest cost of getting a commercial pig to market. A diet that maximizes profitability maintains an optimal level of performance at the lowest cost. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/getting-newly-weaned-pigs-good-start" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/getting-newly-weaned-pigs-good-start#comments Animal Well-Being Food Animal Report Nutrition Feed Wed, 17 Jun 2015 14:33:00 +0000 57951 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com