"𝘒𝘦𝘦𝘱 𝘪𝘵 𝘴𝘪𝘮𝘱𝘭𝘦! 𝘍𝘰𝘳 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘥𝘶𝘤𝘦𝘳𝘴 𝘰𝘶𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘦 𝘪𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘣𝘢𝘳𝘯... 𝘧𝘦𝘦𝘥, 𝘸𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘳, 𝘢𝘪𝘳, 𝘩𝘦𝘢𝘭𝘵𝘩𝘺 𝘱𝘪𝘨, 𝘪𝘴 𝘨𝘰𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘰 𝘭𝘦𝘢𝘥 𝘵𝘰 𝘢 𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘦 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘧𝘪𝘵𝘢𝘣𝘭𝘦 𝘱𝘪𝘨 𝘸𝘩𝘦𝘯 𝘪𝘵'𝘴 𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘴𝘢𝘪𝘥 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘥𝘰𝘯𝘦... 𝘴𝘰 𝘩𝘦𝘢𝘭𝘵𝘩 𝘪𝘴 𝘬𝘪𝘯𝘨. 𝘈𝘯𝘥 𝘸𝘩𝘦𝘯 𝘺𝘰𝘶'𝘳𝘦 𝘭𝘰𝘰𝘬𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘢𝘵 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘢 𝘣𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘩𝘮𝘢𝘳𝘬𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘴𝘱𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘪𝘷𝘦, 𝘢𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘢𝘨𝘦𝘴 𝘢𝘳𝘦 𝘯𝘪𝘤𝘦 𝘣𝘶𝘵 𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘺 𝘭𝘰𝘰𝘬𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘢𝘵 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘢 𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘤𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘭𝘦 𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘯𝘥𝘱𝘰𝘪𝘯𝘵 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘴𝘦𝘦 𝘸𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘷𝘢𝘳𝘪𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘪𝘴, 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘰𝘸𝘯 𝘪𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘯𝘢𝘭 𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘱𝘢𝘯𝘺". - 𝗕𝗿𝗮𝗱𝗹𝗲𝘆 𝗘𝗰𝗸𝗯𝗲𝗿𝗴
𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗹𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗻:
1. Heat stress on finishing pigs;
2. The evolution;
3. Wean-to-finish mortality;
4. What are the differences among the best and the worst;
5. Feed efficiency.
𝗠𝗲𝗲𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗴𝘂𝗲𝘀𝘁: Brad studied Accounting and Business at Riverland Community College in Austin, MN and Minnesota State University (Mankato). He has over 14 years of experience working with swine throughout southern MN and Iowa. His past jobs range from managing sow units to consulting with farmers on quality production. His most recent experience was overseeing 65,000 pig spaces and managing a research and development site with Holden Farms, LLC. Previous to that, he managed sow units for the Pipestone System, along with numerous additional responsibilities. Brad joined MetaFarms as a Business Analyst in July of 2014.