Recent Press Releases

Devenish Appoint Rob Serwata as Poultry and Aqua Nutritionist

24th September 2012

Devenish Nutrition is delighted to announce the appointment of Rob Serwata as poultry and aqua nutritionist.

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Pig and Poultry Fair 2012

30th August 2012

Devenish Nutrition attended the 2012 edition of the Pig and Poultry Fair at Stoneleigh Park on the 15-16th May. It gave us the opportunity to speak to long established customers, whilst also meeting producers we are not currently servicing.

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Time to Re-Focus on Nutritional Strategies for Sows?

29th August 2012

In terms of number of piglets born alive per sow and numbers weaned per sow. This particular dataset indicates that there has been an increase of up to 0.8 and 0.6 pigs respectively between 2007 and 2011.

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DDG's in Pigs

29th August 2012

With the increase in global ethanol production, and an increased availability in ethanol process by-products, what impact can these by-products have on reducing pig feed cost?

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The wrong mix of raw materials in a formulation can cost you £18/tonne

29th August 2012

Formulation of diets should be easy. Any formulation package contains a matrix of information on the nutrient concentration and costs of a range of available feed ingredients. This information is used to calculate the amount of each ingredient that is required to satisfy the nutrient level constraints at the lowest cost.

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Little Pig, Little Pig

29th August 2012

As long as there are pig farms there will always be small/vulnerable piglets. We can research into the facts of how and why these occur, but in actual fact it is quite clear that as performance and production of our sows increase, so will the number of smaller piglets born.

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Emma and Donal in Marathon Success

1st June 2012

Devenish Nutrition’s Emma Jackson and Donal Faulkner took part in this year’s Belfast Marathon to raise money for the Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice.

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Excellent Turnout for Devenish Nutrition 'Securing The Future' Seminars

7th January 2012

Over 250 pig producers, owners and industry figures turned out for the Devenish Nutrition ‘Securing The Future’ Road show which took place in November and December 2011. The seminars took place in 5 venues throughout GB and Ireland, with shows in East Anglia, the Midlands, Cookstown, Clonmel and Mullingar.

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Keep Those Weaners Moving

6th January 2012

PIG and pig feed price fluctuations are largely beyond the control of producers, who can however keep on improving livestock performance, not least at the weaner stage. The key point made by nutritionist Ronan Casserly at the ‘Securing the Future’ seminar for Ulster producers hosted by Devenish Nutrition.

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"Cheap" Creep Feed A Dear Buy!

6th January 2012

FEEDING a ‘cheap’ creep ration is an excellent farming example of folk being penny wise and pound foolish. A better quality creep feed can cost an extra £1.49 per pig, but produces a pig weighing an extra 2kg at stage one that goes on to finish faster at less overall cost. This was the key conclusion draw by research nutritionist Dr Marian Scott from on farm trials conducted by Devenish Nutrition.

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