Commercial Swine

COMMERCIAL SWINE PRODUCTION REQUIRES CONSTANT ASSESSMENT, AN EYE FOR EFFIECIENCY, AND A SUTHER FIVE STAR PLAN

Diet Management

Professional oversight in these areas:

  • Cost-effective feed formulations by season and by facility type
  • Unit and genetic specific diets and feed budgets
  • Processing and mixing efficiency of complete feeds

Suther’s representatives utilize multiple tools, such as best-cost formulation software, proprietary lab analysis packages, and close-out analysis to manage our clients diets.


Performance Management

Continuous measurement and benchmarking of actual performance against projections.
Suther’s representatives utilize:

  • Experience and research to create performance projections
  • Repeated/Scheduled onsite visits
  • Quality control analysis of feed consumption, grain processing, mixing efficiency and feed budgeting
  • Monitoring and review of group close-outs

 

Marketing Management

Suther’s offers in-house swine marketing services through Suther’s Swine Marketing Pool.  Nearly 20 years of experience in:

  • Negotiating pricing contracts with pork processors.
  • Providing producers efficient access to shackle space in load and less than full semi load lots
  • Coordinating multiple producers into load lot deliveries to maximize freight costs
  • Monitoring and analysis of harvest data

Production Management

On-site professional consultation to monitor performance records, facilities, and identify conditions that may positively or negatively impact feeding performance.


Information Management

We strive to provide our clients with the most current information, strategies, additives and technologies that are applicable and available for their success.