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Pipestone Grow Finish

Positioning your operation to perform at its potential at every stage of production; that’s Pipestone Grow Finish.  Our team of experts can provide assistance with varying levels of your business:

PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT
NUTRITION
PRODUCTION INFORMATION
PRODUCTION ANALYSIS

PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT

Technical advisors can provide assistance in the barn at every stage of growth.  From starting newly weaned piglets to harvest, our team focuses on advising clients on efficient and profitable production.  Review our All Inclusive, Nursery, and Finishing packages below to determine which package will best meet your needs.

ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE

  • Consultation from wean to finish
  • Production training by technical advisor
  • Production analysis
  • Feed budget management
  • Accounting services
  • Market logistics

NURSERY PACKAGE

Early pig care is one of the most important phases in swine production as it sets the tone for profitable pig growth.  Our technical advisors focus on maximizing individual pig care and provide education and training protocols for your employees.

FINISHING PACKAGE

We work to maximize the overall profitability of your operation with the combination of proper pig selection and advanced knowledge of packer weight requirements.  Pipestone Grow Finish provides market optimization tools to maximize your total pounds of pork and assist in the selection process at every level.  Our technical advisors work with caretakers to develop the techniques and skills needed to select the correct animals, move, and load.

NUTRITION

DIET FORMULATION

Feed, it’s the number one cost in pig production today and thus requires special attention and focus.  We provide economic-driven, and performance based diet formulations that fit both your operation and your bottom line.

AGGREGATE SOURCING

To minimize input costs and maximize end profits, we work with manufacturers and regional distributors to combine volume and obtain competitive pricing.

QUALITY ASSURANCE

Pipestone Grow Finish works with qualified, hand-picked feed manufacturers to provide you the highest quality feed sources possible, which can ultimately increase overall pig performance.  We conduct comprehensive mill audits to ensure continuous standards and quality control.

VALIDATION

You’re only as knowledgeable as the company you keep, and we think our team is pretty astute!  Pipestone Grow Finish reserves an industry expert panel to assist in diet formulation review and provide authentic research project development.  This collaboration further provides validation studies to test and capture areas of nutritional and economic gain.

Pipestone Grow Finish will provide validation of the nutrition performance by running head to head trials in state of the art research facilities against what is considered the next best program.  Full trial results will be shared with the Pipestone Grow Finish nutrition participants.  Validation of biological and economic performance through state of the art research facilities with full transparency of results are keys to the success of this program!

PRODUCTION INFORMATION

Managing a barn takes time, and too often production records get pushed to the end of the to-do list.  Let us provide the records and reports so you can make the decisions and manage.  We supply timely and accurate information that is simple to understand so you can review and make the decisions necessary to improve your bottom line.

Data integrity and management is the most important component when it comes to effectively benchmarking performance.  This is just one of the reasons we chose to work with MetaFarms, the leading software for swine production reporting.  This program gives us the capability to store the large volumes of data required for production records and provides fast and accurate results.

PRODUCTION ANALYSIS

DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS MADE EASY

START-UP PACKET CONTAINS FORMS FOR

  • Inventory management
  • Daily environmental readings (temps, water usage)
  • Daily treatments (now required by packers)
  • Antibiotic use references

STANDARD REPORT OFFERINGS

  • Weekly reporting of mortality and sales
  • Detailed closeouts with detailed feed ingredient information AND profit and loss report on the group
  • Individual producer performance including easy to read graphs and tables of performance trends
  • Quarterly benchmarking comparisons of key indicators among all entities in the database.  Results are anonymous to protect producer confidentiality.