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Contract growing evolves as swine industry transitions to a new normal

2018-05-16 11:00:00| National Hog Farmer

With three new packing plants and the sow expansion that took place last year, along with additional sows being added this year, the barns will be built, but at what cost?


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UK pig industry halves antibiotic usage in two years

2018-05-16 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

Industry leaders have welcomed latest figures which show the pig industry reduced antibiotic usage in the UK by 28 per cent in 2017, bringing the total reduction in two years to more than 50 percent

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Fresh approach to controlling N and P emissions

2018-05-16 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

UK pig producers can now use innovative soluble tannin-based ingredients in feed as an aid to improve performance, thereby reducing nitrogen and phosphorus excretion on farm

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