Poultry and Swine Conferences 2019

Maximizing sow productivity, nutritional aspects and characteristics of lactating sows

Speaker: Dr Uffe KROGH (Swine Research Centre, INRA Rennes, France)

Nutritional management of the sows during the pre- and post-farrowing periods is key to guarantee colostrum and milk production to support high genetic potential, particularly prolificity.

Poultry & Swine Conferences 2019

Swine: Managing Sows
Managing sows starts with improving their feed intake, particularly in lactation. Manipulating the feed composition to stimulate endogenous butyrate production, to improve quantity and quality of colostrum and milk will help to support prolificity and piglet performance.

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