Feed mill to educate pig farmers
As part of a one day workshop, next month Canadian
pork producers will have an opportunity to tour a feed mill at the
University of Manitoba's Glenlea Research Station.
The feed mill from the National Centre for Livestock and the Environment's
(NCLE) was officially opened last summer.
Pork producers can visit
the facility and learn more about feed processing techniques and technologies
and how feed processing can affect their profitability.
"Feeding the Manitoba Pork Industry," is slated for March 16. It is being hosted
by the Canadian International Grains Institute and the University of Manitoba in
conjunction with Manitoba Pork Council.
The new state of the art feed
processing facility is allowing scientists to gain a greater understanding of
the impact of feed processing on animal nutrition and performance.
Feed processing line
features an automated feed processing line complete with both hammer mill and
roller mill capacity, micro-bins and vertical mixer along with pelleting and
It also features a micro-mix preparation area
and a flexible ingredient processing area complete with grain pearling and
particle size reduction equipment.
â€¢ University of Manitoba Department of Animal
â€¢ Manitoba Pork
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