Pigs eating out a trough© Tim Schrivener
Feed accounts for about 60-70% of the cost of pigmeat production. It is, therefore, important to get the formulations and rations right at each stage of growth. Feeding diets that are appropriate to each stage of production can help capture gains in performance and efficiency, and this makes all the difference when net margins are tight. Pig nutritionist Phil Baynes gives his advice on selecting rations that match a pig’s nutrient needs and intakes, from the suckling and newly weaned […]