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University of Minnesota Extension Swine team gives research updates through podcasts.

    Episode 19: Farm Safety While Working on Pig Farms

    Episode 19: Farm Safety While Working on Pig Farms

    In this podcast, Sarah Schieck Boelke and Diane DeWitte, both University of Minnesota Swine Extension Educators discuss farm safety for those working on pig farms.

    • 17 min
    Episode 18: Rural Stress Resources in Minnesota

    Episode 18: Rural Stress Resources in Minnesota

    In this podcast Swine Extension Educators, Sarah Schieck Boelke and Diane DeWitte discuss rural stress resources for farmers and others involved in agriculture.

    • 18 min
    Episode 17: Struggle Behaviors and vocalization of male piglets during castration.

    Episode 17: Struggle Behaviors and vocalization of male piglets during castration.

    Sarah Schieck Boelke, swine Extension educator is joined with Maria Lou, University of Minnesota Department of Animal Science Graduate Student in a discussion about her research on the struggle behaviors and vocalization of male piglets during castration.

    • 16 min
    Episode 16: Nutritional Strategies to Slow Growth of Pigs During Special Circumstances

    Episode 16: Nutritional Strategies to Slow Growth of Pigs During Special Circumstances

    Sarah Schieck Boelke, swine Extension educator is joined with Lee Johnston, University of Minnesota swine nutrition faculty and Pedro Urriola, University of Minnesota swine nutrition faculty in a discussion about nutritional strategies to slow growth of pigs during these special circumstances of pork packing plant closures due to COVID-19. Listen to the podcast:z.umn.edu/PodcastEpisode16 (recorded May 1, 2020)Learn More About Information Shared in the PodcastCheck out the article What to do if your pork packing plant is closed posted on UMN Swine Extension blogCheck out other COVID-19 resources for pork producers on UMN Swine Extension blog

    • 25 min
    Episode 13: Effects of supplementing transition sow diets with zinc on pre-weaning mortality and lifetime productivity of pigs under commercial rearing conditions.

    Episode 13: Effects of supplementing transition sow diets with zinc on pre-weaning mortality and lifetime productivity of pigs under commercial rearing conditions.

    Sarah Schieck, UMN Swine Extension Educator talks to recent University of Minnesota Animal Science Graduate Student Julia Holen about the research she did as part of her Master’s Degree. Specifically, this research looked at the effects of supplementing transition sow diets with zinc on pre-weaning mortality and lifetime productivity of pigs under commercial rearing conditions. Listen to the podcast:z.umn.edu/PodcastEpisode13 (recorded May 23, 2019)Learn More About Research Featured in the podcastPublished in Journal of Animal Science

    • 12 min
    Episode 14: Comparative digestibility of polysaccharide-complexed zinc and inorganic zinc in diets for gestating and lactating sows

    Episode 14: Comparative digestibility of polysaccharide-complexed zinc and inorganic zinc in diets for gestating and lactating sows

    Sarah Schieck, swine Extension educator talks to recent University of Minnesota Animal Science graduate student Julia Holen about research she did as part of her master’s degree. Specifically, this research compared digestibility of polysaccharide-complexed zinc and inorganic zinc in diets for gestating and lactating sows. The research highlighted in this podcast was funded by QualiTech and completed at the University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center in Morris, MN. Listen to the podcast:z.umn.edu/PodcastEpisode14 recorded August 14, 2019Learn more about research featured in the podcastPublished in Journal of Animal Science

    • 12 min

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