Feed Efficiency + Barn Design: Degree and Direction of Genetic Efforts – Episode 106

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The Squeal 0106 – Feed Efficiency + Barn Design, Part 1: Degree And Direction Of Genetic Efforts The Squeal

Part I of III: Sometimes it’s good to step back and take a look at genetic trends over the years. What’s happened in efficiency and productivity and how should that affect our facility design for today and the future? Joining us on this series are Dr. Saskia Bloemhof, PIC Genetic Services Director of North and Latin America; Nat Stas, PIC Technical Services Specialist; and Dr. Mark Knauer, North Carolina State Swine Extension Specialist. The guests discuss the genetic improvements that have been made to swine production over the years and how that improves the animals’ feed efficiency today.