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DeJong shares how his team manages wean-to-finish nutrition versus sow nutrition and the challenges that arise when diagnosing issues in the barn.

August 24, 2023

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National Pork Board

By Pipestone Nutrition

How specialized is wean-to-finish nutrition versus sow nutrition and when health challenges arise in the barn, such as metabolic bone disease, should nutrition be factored in?

In this episode of SwineTime, host, Spencer Wayne, DVM, sits down with Jon DeJong, president of Pipestone Nutrition to talk about what’s new with his team and all things nutrition. Pipestone Nutrition provides economic-driven, feed ingredient procurement and performance-based diet formulations that fit each producer's operation and his or her bottom line.

Wayne and DeJong discuss a variety of interesting topics surrounding swine nutrition. DeJong shares how his team manages wean-to-finish nutrition versus sow nutrition and the challenges that arise when diagnosing issues in the barn. They also look at the types of feeders commonly used today, how they have evolved both in the United States and abroad, and key things to consider when looking at feed efficiency.

SwineTime Podcast Episode 47: Pipestone Nutrition with Jon

Pipestone's mission is "Helping Farmers Today Create the Farms of Tomorrow." The SwineTime podcast was created for pig farmers and individual pork producers around the country. Hosted by Wayne, the podcast contains pork industry news, advancements in animal care and how to enhance your productivity.

Monthly podcasts are available on Spotify, Google Music, ITunes, Anchor and on Pipestone.com.

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