Altered diet can slow pig growth


In the midst of packing plant closures and livestock backups last year, faculty and students at Iowa State University (ISU) went to work devising ways to hold hogs at late finishing weights in an effort to prevent those animals from being destroyed.

Nicholas Gabler, of the Iowa Pork Industry Center at ISU, spoke last week as a part of a panel discussion on the industry’s response to last year’s...

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