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The interviews presented below have been done with researchers and experts involved in projects and activities supported by Swine Innovation Porc that are related to animal nutrition


Characterization of Feed Ingredients Provides Nutritionists Flexibility in Ration Formulation

January 2, 2023


Adding Amino Acids to Swine Rations Stimulates Growth But Also Improves Health

December 22, 2022

New Research Expected to Change Diet Formulations for Gestating Sows

November 18, 2022

Research Provides Nutritionists Information to Incorporate New Feed Ingredients into Swine Rations

December 16, 2022

Increased Lysine in Sow Diets Stimulates Mammary Development Increasing Milk Production

November 8, 2022

Including Amino Acids in Swine Rations Improves Gut Health, Gut Development and Immune Function

December 7, 2022


Methods for Evaluating Protein Protein Quality of Feed Ingredients for Swine Applicable to Human Food Ingredients

October 20, 2021

Researchers Explore Novel Pulse Crop Protein Quality

August 30, 2021

Stimulation of Sow Mammary Development Improves Performance of Piglets

May 4, 2021

Global Climate Change Drives Need for Rapid Evaluation of Feed Ingredient Quality

October 7, 2021

Genetic Companies Stepping Up Focus on Sow Milk Production Research

June 17, 2021

Microbial Fermentation Expected to Improve Nutritional Value of Soybean Meal

September 2, 2021

Scientists Explore Role of Lysine in Sow Mammary Tissue Development

May 13, 2021


Supplemental Amino Acids Increase Resistance to Infection

April 17, 2020

Scientists Evaluate Health Benefits of Functional Amino Acids

March 24, 2020


Suckling Piglets Stimulate Sow Mammary Development

November 14, 2019

Probiotics Offer Economically Viable Alternatives to Antibiotics

October 2, 2019

Selection of Gilts for Breeding Should Begin Early in Life

April 2, 2019

Scientists Examine Diet to Increase Sow Longevity While Preserving Mamary Development

November 12, 2019

Management Key to Improved Profitability, Animal Welfare, Sustainability

April 26, 2019

SIP Nutrition Research Targets Lower Cost, Higher Productivity, Reduced Environmental Impact

March 20, 2019

Increased Sow Milk Yield Increases Piglet Growth Rate and Production Potential

November 7, 2019

Swine Nutritionists Strive to Lower Feed Costs, Improve Productivity, Reduce Environmental Impact

April 12, 2019

Optimum Nutrition and Reduced Stress at Weaning Maximises Lifetime Productivity

February 26, 2019


Grain Acidification Improves Storage and Nutritional Value But Harms Storage Facilities

August 24, 2018

Precision Feeding Reduces Swine Herd Nutrient Requirements and Manure Nutrient Excretions

July 18, 2018

Added Fibre to Gestating Sow Diets Offers Range of Benefits

May 10, 2018

Acidification improves Grain Preservation and Boosts Weanling Pig Performance

August 17, 2018

Fermented or Acidified Grains Added to Swine Diets Offers Health Benefits

May 24, 2018

Acidification and Fermentation Improve Low Quality Feed Grains

May 1, 2018

Precision Feeding Offers Opportunity to Select More Efficient Feed Converters

July 27, 2018

Combination of Soluble and Insoluble Fibre Recommended

May 14, 2018

Formulating Diets for Individual Pigs Reduces Feed Costs and Environmental Impacts

February 5, 2018


Cereal Based Pork Production Offers Marketing Edge

August 15, 2017

Researchers Look to Straw Based Feed to Reduce Aggression Among Group Housed Sows

April 7, 2017

Scientists Prepared to Scale Up Processing Straw for Feed to Commercial Levels

April 24, 2017

Feeding Trials of Straw Based Feed Supplement for Gestating Sows Now Undeway

March 15, 2017

Canadian Feed Research Centre Develops Feed Processing Method for Straw

April 19, 2017

Progress Reported in Efforts to Process Straw Fibre for Inclusion in Sow Diets

March 10, 2017


Precision Feeding Technology Offers Opportunity to Maximise Use of Co-Products

October 7, 2016

Scientists Examine Value of Straw Sourced Fibre in Gestating Sow Diets

July 12, 2016

Precision Feeding Promises Reduced Environmental Impact

September 15, 2016

Increased Sow Mammary Cell Development Offers Potential Improved Milk Yields for Piglets

June 7, 2016

Customising Rations for Each Pig Improves Feed Nutrient Utilization

September 1, 2016


Formulating Rations for Pigs Individually Cuts Overall Costs

December 14, 2015

Canola Press-Cake and Canola Expeller Offer High Energy Options for Early Weaned Pigs

August 27, 2015

Feeding Trials to Show How Feed Can Be Used More Efficiently

June 8, 2015

Feeding Lower Cost Nursery Diets Reduces Feeding Cost Without Compromising Performance or Profitability

March 26, 2015

Research Shows Body Condition will Impact Sow Milk Production

January 28, 2015

Improving Sow Milk Yields and Quality Expected to Increase Performance of Offspring

January 2, 2015

Palatability Key to Maximizing Feed Intake When Weaning Piglets

September 18, 2015

Canola Press-Cake and Canola Expeller Viable Feed Ingredients for Young Pigs

August 7, 2015

Commercial Trials on New Precision Feeder Expected to Start in Early 2016

June 1, 2015

Addition of Fish Oil Boosts Nutritional Value of Low Cost Nursery Pig Diets

March 16, 2015

Swine Nutritionists Strive to Improve Nutritional Value of Feed

January 21, 2015

Scientists Target Improved Nutrition to Maximize Performance of Newly Weaned Pigs

September 9, 2015

National Research Effort Focuses on Improved Feeding Programs to Improve Competitiveness

July 28, 2015

Researchers Strive to Improve Rations for Newly Weaned Piglets

April 8, 2015

Increased Sow Milk Yields Offer Potential Improved Piglet Growth

March 2, 2015

Inclusion of Soluble Fibre in Gestating Swine Diets Offers Several Advantages

January 5, 2015


Research Aimed at Improving Piglet Nutrition Expected to Benefit Feed Formulators, Feed Additive Manufacturers and Producers

December 19, 2014

Researchers Hope to Boost Piglet Performance by Increasing Sow Milk Production

November 6, 2014

Researchers Target Increased Piglet Performance Through Improved Diet Formulations

November 14, 2014

Inclusion of Fibre In Sow Diets Expected to Improve Piglet Performance

November 12, 2014


Heightened Nutrition During Late Pregnancy Improves Piglet Health and Sow Longevity

January 2, 2013

Nutritional Requirements of Gestating Sows Increase as Pregnancy Develops

January 2, 2013


Research Raises Questions About Role of Nutrition in Pigs' Ability to Fight Disease

November 28, 2012

Expeller Pressed Canola Meal Boosts Dietary Energy and Reduces Costs

November 8, 2012

Replacing Traditional Feed Stuffs With Lower Cost Alternative Ingredients Reduces Feeding Costs

October 15, 2012

Research Targets Identifcation of Calcium and Phosphorus Levels Needed to Maintain Health of Gestating Sows

November 22, 2012

Research Shows Less Complex Nursery Diets Reduce Feeding Costs Without Hurting Performance

November 5, 2012

Release of Revised Pig Code of Practice Expected to be Delayed Pending Economic Review

November 20, 2012

Scientists Explore Role of Calcium and Phosphorus in Bone Health of Breeding Sows

October 25, 2012

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