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Homestead® Sow Program

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Homestead® Feeds are designed for the producer who chooses not to feed any antibiotics or rendered animal proteins to their animals.  Homestead Sow Feeds are formulated to give the proper nutrient density required by the sow along with different mixing rates depending on breed and intake.

About the Products

Homestead Sow 100 Premix
A premix to be mixed with corn and soybean meal for gestating and lactating sows.

Homestead Sow Concentrate
A concentrate to be mixed with corn for gestating and lactating sows.

Organic Selenium

  • Reduces the rate of depletion of body selenium stores. 
  • Reduces stillbirths and preweaning mortality. 
  • Improves the immune status of sow and piglet. 
  • Lowers the incidence of mulberry heart.

Phytase

  • Improves availability of feed and improves gut health.

 
Premix or Concentrate

  • For flexible mixing that utilizes homegrown grains.

Nutrient Analysis

 

Nutrient

Sow 100 Premix (#56WC)

Sow Conc. (#56WG)

Crude Protein, min, %

—–

34.0

Lysine, min, %

1.60

2.45

Crude Fat, min, %

1.0

5.0

Crude Fiber, max, %

1.0

4.0

Calcium, min-max, %

14.6-17.5

3.8-4.8

Phosphorus, min, %

7.3

2.4

Salt, min-max, %

9.5-11.4

2.2-2.7

Selenium, min, ppm

6.0

1.0

Zinc, min, ppm

2,641

600

Phytase, min, FTU/lb.*

2,720

540

*One unit of phytase activity (FTU) is defined as the quantity of enzyme which liberates 1 micromol of inorganic phosphorus per minute. 

 

 

Feeding Directions

Gestation:

Lysine, %

0.65

Homestead Sow 100 Premix, lb.

100

48% Soybean meal, lb.

240

Corn, lb.

1660

Total lbs.

2000

The resulting complete feeds should be fed as the sole diet to sows during gestation. Use the indicated feed intake as the daily minimum.  Provide adequate complete feed to maintain desired body condition.

Lactation (with no added vegetable oil):

Lysine, %

1.05

1.15

Homestead Sow 100 Premix, lb.

100

100

48% Soybean meal, lb.

540

615

Corn, lb.

1360

1285

Total lbs.

2000

2000

 

Lactation (with added vegetable oil):

Lysine, %

1.05

1.15

Homestead Sow 100 Premix, lb.

100

100

48% Soybean meal, lb.

550

625

Vegetable Oil, lb.

80

80

Corn, lb.

1270

1195

Total lbs.

2000

2000

Feed the resulting complete feeds as the sole diet to sows during lactation.  Use the indicated feed intake as the daily minimum. 

Minimum recommended daily feed intake for the lactating sow is four pounds for the sow plus one pound per nursing pig. 

Sow feeders should be cleaned daily to maximize feed intake.  Always provide plenty of clean, fresh water for optimum results.

Homestead Sow Concentrate

 

Breeding & Gestation

Lactation

Lysine, %

0.65

0.90

Homestead Sow Conc.

350

600

Corn, lb.

1650

1400

Total lbs.

2000

2000

Mix as directed above and feed as the sole ration to breeding and gestating sows.

Ingredients

Refer to specific product tag for ingredient listings.

Product Numbers

#56WC—Homestead® Sow 100 Premix, 50 lb.
#56WG—Homestead® Sow Concentrate, 50 lb.

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