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Kemin Swine Nutrition Webinar Series

Examining the use of chromium in swine production

Join us for a webinar series where we will take a comprehensive look into swine nutrition with some of the industry’s sharpest professionals. Together, we will review recent research on the common stressors in commercial swine production and their potential impact on health, productivity and welfare. Following will be an analysis of chromium supplementation and its impact on sow productivity and insulin function.

Part 1: Assessment and mitigation of physiological stress in swine

May 23, 2023 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST


Dr. Jay Johnson

Dr. Jay Johnson, Ph.D.

Supervisory Research Animal Scientist, USDA-ARS Livestock Behavior Research Unit

Victor Perez

Dr. Victor Perez, Ph.D.

Technical Services Manager, Kemin Animal Nutrition and Health, North America

In this webinar:

  • What are potential stressors that pigs face in commercial production systems?
  • How can scientists and swine producers best determine when pigs are undergoing physiological stress?
  • Are there options to reduce or eliminate the impacts of physiological stress on pig health, productivity, and welfare?
  • What does KemTRACE® Chromium do to alleviate stress in pig production?




Part 2: Chromium in animal nutrition

September 28, 2023 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST


Jerry Spears

Dr. Jerry Spears

North Carolina State University

In this webinar:

  • Chromium propionate – history of use in animal diets
  • Chromium propionate approval with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration + safety considerations
  • Data concerning responses to chromium supplementation in swine
  • Metabolism and immune considerations
  • Chromium analysis in animal feedstuffs 


Stay tuned for more nutrition webinars in the future!


For more information on swine nutrition, visit our swine nutrition page here.

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