Technical Articles

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1406, 2018

Optimizing dietary electrolyte balance to improve sow performance

June 14th, 2018|

By Pieter van Wijck, Nutrition Partners Inc. Dietary electrolyte balance (dEB) manipulation has been used for over 20 years to enhance lactation and reproductive performance in dairy cattle. Dietary electrolyte balance also plays [...]

406, 2018

Swine News Letter – June 2018

June 4th, 2018|

Optimizing dietary electrolyte balance to improve sow performance Submitted by Pieter Van Wijck Nutrition Partners, Airdrie, Alberta Office Dietary electrolyte balance (dEB) manipulation has been used for over 20 years to enhance lactation and reproductive [...]

2509, 2017

Understanding the fine print in your Swine Operation

September 25th, 2017|

Submitted by Jan Geurts, Nutrition Partners Inc. Published: Canadian Hog Journal Vol 38 #5, Spring 2017, pp 36-43. Date of Issue May 2017 Hog producers are always looking to improve their farms bottom line by improving [...]

1005, 2016

Water Requirements for Pigs

May 10th, 2016|

Water Requirements for Pigs Water is the single nutrient that is required in the greatest quantity by swine and should be closely monitored. Pigs require water for most metabolic functions, to control [...]

104, 2016

Selecting Gilts for the Breeding Herd

April 1st, 2016|

Comprehensive gilt selection is critical to the long-term success and productivity of the sow herd. Poor gilt selection is almost impossible to overcome with later management actions in the breeding herd. [...]

2703, 2016

Feeding Space for Grow-Finish pigs

March 27th, 2016|

Feeding Space requirements for Grow-Finish pigs With live- and carcass weights increasing year over year the performance of pigs can become limited due to a shortage of feeder spaces. Carcass weights in [...]