Alternative Feeds

Alternative feed fact sheets

The main objective when feeding pigs is to produce them with maximum efficiency and profitability. Since feed costs make up 70-80% the cost of production correct formulation and rationing is crucial.

Substituting manufactured pig rations with a diet formulated from straights and available bye products can make a big difference to the profitability of the business.

To accompany the current round of talks on “Pig nutrition and Alternative Feeds” Menter Moch Cymru has produced a series of feed fact sheets which give the analysis of various feed components and suggest inclusion rates to the pig’s diet. They include: