ModernSwineIndustry2011

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Modern Swine Industry Modern Swine Production is Extremely Complex Feeding strategies involve Feed ration formulation – nutrient levels Choice of number of rations to feed Choice of time periods for feeding rations Timing and feed concentration of growth promotants (e.g., antibiotics or ractopamine)
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Modern Swine Industry (cont’d.) Marketing strategies involve Choice of when to “turn the barn” with All- In/All-Out system Optimal target market weights and sort weights Contracts Nutrient management / Air Quality Manure value positive or negative Feed additives (e.g., phytase) affect nutrient absorption
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Modern Swine Industry (cont’d.) Genetic Sources Match health in your system Production flow - All-In/All-Out system? Optimal target market weights and sort weights for these genetics Marketing Agreements Packer grids Managing Inputs Feed Ingredients, etc. ALL LINKED!
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Economics of Swine Nutrition Cost per ton of feed Cost per unit of lysine Cost per unit of digestible lysine Cost per unit of digestible energy Total feed cost per pig marketed Cost per lb of gain Cost per lb carcass sold For Every 0.01 improvement in F:G will decrease total feed costs by $0.28-0.30/pig Boyd, 2008
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Phase Feeding
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Nutrient Requirements over Time Pigs' Requirement Typical Phase Feeding
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Split Sex feeding will save $0.50-0.75/cwt Phase Feeding – How much can it save? Is more better?
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2012 for the course ANSC 443 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Purdue.

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