Despite its many limitations, outdoor farming is a different way of approaching pig production and it does have some management routines which should make us reflect when we tackle management and design of indoor farms.
How to increase water consumption in piglets during the 2 to 3 days period after weaning using the piglet’s natural curiosity.
Administer long-acting oxytocin to sows that have started farrowing to milk them more easily.
The idea is to avoid semen backflow when we leave a catheter without its cap inside the sow for some minutes after AI.
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The two measures studied would allow to reduce liveweight variability at slaughter by 10-15%.
How to have all the information about the weanings available in a simple way.
The authors share their strategies in the face of tail biting outbreaks as well as on-going preventative measures.
The goal is to be able to make that some individual dispensers do not deliver feed when they are all full