An animal that has been taken away from its mother. Pigs that have been weaned and are under 30kg are the species most commonly referred to as weaners.


A cereal grain, but can also be harvested as straw for cattle. Wheat is grown for both the human food industry and for animal feedstuffs. It makes up a large portion of swine and poultry diets. Can be contaminated with a range of fungi that are capable of producing many mycotoxins if stressful conditions are present

Winter Wheat

Wheat planted in autumn and harvested the following summer. In countries that do this, winter wheat yields are usually higher than spring wheat yields.