There is a great potential for improving piglet survival, leading to even more weaned piglets per litter. The key elements that enable sows to wean many piglets are healthy sows and piglets, the right nutrition and the right mangement throughout the lactation period.
Innovationcategory: Litter size
Feed composition and feed strategy in the gestation period are crucial factors to achieving a high performing lactating sow with a satisfying longevity. DanBred sows have proven performance results, and this article discusses how to make sure you are getting the most out of her genetic potential.
The correct feeding strategy for the lacating sow is frequently discussed, and the aim of this article is to describe the latest research results and how they should be used to support nursing capacity, average daily litter gain and subsequent reproduction to release the extraordinary genetic potential of the DanBred sow.