Nursery pig research requires less feed, provides easier replication and needs less time to complete. Finishing pig research takes more time and pigs to find small, but important, differences in performance.
Rice bran is high in unsaturated fatty acids, but limited information is available about effects of rice bran on growth performance of growing-finishing pigs. A new UI study provides this information for the first time.
PMI has identified three trends it says may shape the feed additive market, launches the company's new look and feel; Diamond V’s research team recently welcomed Bucky Gwartney, Director, Protein Food Safety Research.
Farmers will plant more acres of high oleic soybeans thanks to a partnership with food and ag company Calyxt, Inc. The company recently announced it expanded its high oleic acreage to 16,000 acres in the Midwest.
Research from the University of Illinois is helping determine the feed value of wheat middlings and red dog, two co-products of the wheat milling process that can be included in diets fed to pigs and other livestock.
Iron deficiency in the first four weeks of a piglet’s life impairs the development of key brain structures, scientists report. Abnormalities remain even after weeks of iron supplementation begun later in life.
Purina announces reformulation of its nursery feeds; Diamond V has a new video series to celebrate its 75th anniversary; Cargill closes on Pro-Pet acquisition and announces $32 million upgrade to Texas feed facility.