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Optimizing dietary electrolyte balance to improve sow performance

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 [...]

By | June 14th, 2018|Categories: Swine, Technical Articles|0 Comments

Swine News Letter – June 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 [...]

By | June 4th, 2018|Categories: News, Swine, Swine, Technical Articles|0 Comments

Understanding the fine print in your Swine Operation

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 [...]

By | September 25th, 2017|Categories: Swine, Technical Articles|0 Comments

Water Requirements for Pigs

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 [...]

By | May 10th, 2016|Categories: Swine, Technical Articles|0 Comments

Selecting Gilts for the Breeding Herd

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. [...]

By | April 1st, 2016|Categories: Swine, Technical Articles|0 Comments

Feeding Space for Grow-Finish pigs

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 [...]

By | March 27th, 2016|Categories: Swine, Technical Articles|Comments Off on Feeding Space for Grow-Finish pigs