By Inger Morthorst Møller, on behalf of DanBred. African Swine Fever (ASF) has been spreading from the eastern part of the European continent since it was introduced in Georgia in 2007. Most commercial farms in eastern European countries have already learned to live with ASF outside of their farm, but now it is time for … Continued
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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.
DanBred breeding sows deliver extraordinary reproductive results, therefore an attentive focus on feeding and body condition during lactation will lead to consistent reproductive performance and high lifetime productivity. Supporting sows with regular use of potassium diformate in the lactation diets has shown to improve the overall condition of sows as well as support immediate piglet … Continued
Are the DanBred sows capable of nursing more piglets than they are given credit for? Definitely yes, confirm The Danish Pig Research Centre after completing an extensive trial, which explored the nursing capacity of DanBred sows.
Read how achiving the highest possible heterosis has a significant impact on production efficiency which will benefit you as a DanBred customer.
Success in managing large DanBred litters is easy if you know the basics of rearing the additional pigs DanBred will show you how.
Are you aware how gilts and sows to reach their optimal KPI’s in production? Focusing on optimising the diets for gilts will help to set a prime starting point for significant lifetime productivity?
Learn how optimising temperature in the farrowing crate at the time of farrowing can signigficantly increase the performance of large litters.
Did you know that regardless of your genetic choice, following a Danish feeding strategy can increase both the litter size and the number of born alive piglets significantly without additional feed costs?
Gastric ulcers in pigs are a multifactorial and complex condition which can be prevented and controlled. Learn how.
On farm issues with umbilical hernia might indicate that it is time to focus on best management practice within the farrowing and piglet units. Follow DanBreds advice.
Learn how feeding the DanBred gilt is the key to releasing potential for longevity and prolificacy.
Find out why pig producers are recommended to make a dedicated effort to prepare the creep around the time of farrowing.
Knowing your health status is important!This is why you should follow the Danish approach on match and mapping health status in your herd.
Maximizing litter size in first parity is of outmost interest to optimize herd productivity. DanBred shows you how to set a prime starting point on the road to release the genetic capability.
Social gilts are efficient gilts. Find out more on how DanBred can help you engage socialization of gilts and improve the gilts future reproduction results, longevity and general welfare.
Keep focus on management the first week after farrowing as this is one of the key features to ensure that piglets get the best start in life. DanBred can help you advance production in the farrowing unit for exceptional results.
Successful rearing of many high-quality piglets is highly related to the transition from a milk-based diet to a solid feed diet. DanBred can help you set standards which can maximise daily gain and piglet growth rates.
DanBred pigs have a natural potential for a high lean meat percentage in the finisher production. Here is how you exploit the potential.
Maximising the use of the farrowing facilities is important. Letting the sows nurse more piglets during lactation has several positive effects for your procuction. Let DanBred lead the way.
Earn thousands of euros by utilizing the high genetic potential for growth rates and feed conversion in DanBred finishers. Find the simple tools here.
3 tips from the DanBred Technical Services Team to improve piglet survival in your production.
Ensuring a continuous energy supply to the sows during the days prior to farrowing, will increasing piglet viability markedly. Find out why.