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Swine Nutrition Guide — General Nutrition Principles

Efficient and profitable swine production depends upon an understanding of the concepts of genetics, health, management, environment, and nutrition. Nutrition represents 60 to 75% of the total cost of pork production. Thus, a thorough knowledge of the principles of swine nutrition is essential to maintain productivity and profitability in a swine enterprise. The purpose of the General Nutrition Principles guide is to provide understanding of nutritional terms and concepts used for diet formulation, nutritional requirements, and feeding strategies for swine.

Fact Sheets

Find all the General Nutrition Principles guide fact sheets for download here.