Production Efficiency

Advancia_DPP2022#4_sow gestation and piglet performance

June 13, 2022 piglet, sow

Gestational interventions in sows affect piglet performance:

In swine industry, the focus is on growing-finishing pigs for the meat production but two phases are very important to consider: the sow from pregnancy to lactation and the piglets which will have to face a drastic change of feed presentation from milk to solid feed and like kids the mixing with others and the separation from the mother. 

The level of piglet growth is direclty correlated with the level of milk produced by the sow and before farrowing, Dirkjean Schokker will explain what can be done during gestiation period.

His key messages is followed by the slides of his presentation.

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