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by MapleHillFarm
Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Purina® Hot Spot
Topic: Mixing Feed
Replies: 3
Views: 1018

Re: Mixing Feed

Just trying to get a feel for what its purpose is and how it benefits the pigs in growth and where that growth will likely be targeted. Also, are there any legitimate alternatives?
by MapleHillFarm
Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Purina® Hot Spot
Topic: Mixing Feed
Replies: 3
Views: 1018

Mixing Feed

KGB, We are re-evaluating our feeding options for next year. Looking to grind and mix our own feed. Looked through the guide using the show feed premix and show feed base. Is there a specific type of fat I should use and can you educate me on the soybean meal while you're at it? I want to blend as c...
by MapleHillFarm
Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Purina® Hot Spot
Topic: Building the front half
Replies: 3
Views: 1797

Re: Building the front half

SHe's right around 50 pounds so HSC 709 is what we just started feeding with full feed. We knew when we bought her she was going to be smaller up front, but we hoped to be able to do a feed management/nutrition program to help her along, but wasn't sure what approach to take and when to take it.
by MapleHillFarm
Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Purina® Hot Spot
Topic: Building the front half
Replies: 3
Views: 1797

Building the front half

I'm needing some advice on the best way to build up the front half of a crossbred gilt. I have a great looking pig and the back half is looking good, but she's lacking around the ribs and shoulders. Feeding, nutrition, or any other tips would be helpful.