Antibiotics in Pig Production – Benefits and Concerns

Although good pig management practice can help to minimize disease outbreak in swine, diseases are inevitable just like in humans. Common pig problems are difficulty in breathing, cough, runny nose or pneumonia, and the over-the-counter antibiotics drugs can help with these diseases. It has become common to add small quantities of antibiotics into diets for … Read more Antibiotics in Pig Production – Benefits and Concerns

High-Protein Animal sources for Pig Feeds

Protein is an important pig feed ingredient, either you’re formulating grower feed, finisher, pellets for sow or creep feed for piglets. Also, if you’re buying pig feed from a store, formulating your own feed with grains and supplements, cereals with amino acid sources or grains and vitamins and minerals, protein foods are important for all … Read more High-Protein Animal sources for Pig Feeds

Cereal Grains in Pig Feed Formulation – Uses & Benefits

The two main ingredients of organic pig feed are Carbs and Protein. They are essential in making the pigs gain weight and grow muscles. Feedstuffs can be classified into energy or protein sources according to whether they are rich in energy or protein. However, energy sources may still contain some protein and other nutrients, likewise … Read more Cereal Grains in Pig Feed Formulation – Uses & Benefits