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Author: Shannon White

Variation in Pig Performance: Can We Do Anything About It?

Loss of revenue at market and reduced barn utilization can be attributed largely to variation. Variation has two major categories: genetic and environmental. Environmental effects may be exposure to pathogens, access to resources such as water and food, as well as behavioural challenges. Some approaches...

Digestible Energy Content of Low Quality Barley Fed to Pigs

Western Canadian barley has a large range regarding DE content. DE content should be known in order to accurately formulate diets, minimize feed costs and reach a predictable swine performance. Equations were developed to predict the DE content of low quality barley using chemical and...