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Ingredients and contaminants

  • Toxic weed seeds

    Describes weed seeds and effects on pigs. Some weed seeds are highly poisonous and can cause severe illness and death.

  • Nutrient composition

    List of feed ingredients and their nutrient composition for diet formulation. Discussion on formulation, nutrient availability and maximum use level of some ingredients.

  • Salt in dry sow diets

    Increasing the salt level in the diet is a simple and effective strategy to help with the control of discharging sow syndrome and urinary tract infections.

  • Sorghum ergot

    Ergot infected sorghum can have significant impact on both grower pig and sow performance and profitability. Estimated impact on profit of using ergot-sorghum in three scenarios.

Last updated 02 July 2010