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The inclusion of Rye and Field Beans in pig diets

On the latest episode of the Pig Edge podcast Peadar Lawlor, Principal Research Officer at Moorepark Pig Research facility, discusses the inclusion of Rye and Field Beans in pig diets, with Ciarán Carroll.

The acreage of these crops grown in Ireland in recent years is on the increase. Peadar reports on recent research results from using rye and beans in pig diets in Moorepark, the impact they have on growth rates and feed conversion efficiency. He also discusses the cost/benefit of including these ingredients in pig diets and the positive news story of their inclusion from a carbon-foot printing perspective.

For more episodes and information from the Pig Edge podcast go to teagasc.ie/thepigedge


The Pig Edge is a co-production with LastCast Media.