LIVE WEBINAR: July 28, 2020 | 2:00 PM ET / 11:00 AM PT
This webinar will discuss the latest research around vitamin 25-OH D3 and how it can help with gilt selection rates, improve skeletal development, reduce farrowing difficulties and produce more viable pigs. Dr. Ken Stalder from Iowa State University will discuss the importance of gilt development and selection for improved reproductive success. Dr. Jacques Matte will discuss the benefits of feeding 25-OH D3 to sows and their progeny, and Dr. Joseph Hahn will talk about the latest research on Hy•D and how it can improve gilt selection, skeleton strength, and vitamin D status to support performance and profitability.
This webinar will help you:
- Understand the criteria for selecting gilts
- Understand how 25-OH D3 helps improve vitamin D status
- Understand how 25-OH D3 improves skeletal strength and reduce farrowing difficulties in sows
- Understand how 25-OH D3 benefits the progeny
- Understand the latest research on Hy•D from DSM
Speakers joining us will be:
Ph.D., Professor in the faculty of Animal Science - Iowa State University
Dr. Stalder is a native of Iowa where he grew up on a small diversified farm near Brighton, IA. He joined the Department of Animal Science staff at Iowa State University as an extension swine specialist in the summer of 2003 and currently is a professor in the faculty of Animal Science.
Ph.D., Honorary Research Scientist
Sherbrooke Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Dr. Matte has been, until recently, research scientist for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada at the Sherbrooke Research and Development Centre in Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada. Since his retirement, he is an honorary research scientist at the same institution.
Ph.D., Senior Technical Support Manager, Swine - DSM Nutritional Products
Dr. Joseph Hahn is a technical services swine nutritionist with DSM Nutritional Products. He received a degree in animal science from Iowa State University and a Ph.D. in swine nutrition from the University of Illinois.
Andy Vance - Moderator
Account Director, Livestock Group
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