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Gestation and lactation dietary supplementation mannan oligosaccharide may improve sow and litter performance and immune response.
Every pork producer expects sows to produce large litters of healthy piglets, all surviving the difficult days of birth and lactation.
Sows have become more productive, resulting in more but vulnerable piglets. Simultaneously, sows endure large body weight losses during lactation.
Thoroughly-trained gilts develop into comfortable and productive sows. Gilt training sets the stage for success for every sow in your herd.
A study showed that increasing crude protein in sows’ diets to 135 g/kg feed or 850 g/d improved litter average daily gain (ADG) by increasing milk yield
Energy intake based on body condition differs greatly from the energy adult sows require. Moreover, the NRC clearly overestimates the sows' maintenance
Canola meal may provide the main dietary protein for gestating and lactating sows while maintaining sow and piglet weight gain and development, say researchers.
Using the year the sows enter in production for the sow's identification number.
Mating the stimulated sows eases the sperm transport to the oviduct, where they meet the ova. Get to mate the sows, stimulated as much as possible by massaging
Commonly, the number of pigs weaned per sow per year (PWSY) is used as a benchmarking measurement to compare the productivity of breeding herds