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Price should not be the only criterion of a top-end piglet feed. This checklist will provide a guideline to selecting the right feed for the right purpose.
Lactose is required in all piglet feeds, but its high cost often limits its use to the detriment of animal growth and health.
Despite changes in weaning age, health status and management, piglets still require special feeds to overcome the sudden trauma of early weaning
Feeding fermented and enzyme-supplemented diets may boost mineral and amino acid digestibility for weaned piglets, say researchers.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has proposed a reduction in the maximum copper content of feed for piglets.
There are certain conditions that must be met for this feed management tool to work properly. Here are three pointers to make creep feeding work.
A piecemeal approach to a reduction of copper content in feed for piglets was proposed at an EU Commission meeting earlier this month.
How much should a weaned piglet eat the first week post-weaning? This highly debated topic is answered from a commercial point of view, balancing potential with
Pig’s response to its first dry feed sets the pace for strong finishing performance.
Providing water to suckling and weaned piglets does not stop at having one water outlet per pen as these animals undergo significant digestive development