Here’s a thought provoking list of 20 factors that effect feed conversion in swine production. We pulled this information 0ut of Jim Long’s Pork Commentary on Dec 17th which he cited Vern Pearson PhD and Mariela Lachman PhD. As Jim noted with the cost of feed rising so dramatically, effectively utilization of rations has never been more important. Number one on the list?…… feed wastage.
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