Feed Milling Charges

A couple of weeks ago I was with the mill manager of a local coop. He had just come from a meeting with his electricity supplier. The purpose of the meeting was to talk thru the implications of an upcoming 20% rate hike to the mill. Were there things in the mill that could be done to lower the consumption of electricity? Read More...

More on carcass weight feed conversion

This past week I’ve been working with research data looking at various combinations of wheat middlings (midds) and distillers dried grains with solubles (ddgs) in grow-finish diets. I’ve also been reviewing the recent literature on these diets. The result of this effort is to further support my blog of a few weeks ago that the US industry must start examining feed conversion on a carcass weight basis. Read More...