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.
The two measures studied would allow to reduce liveweight variability at slaughter by 10-15%.
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The authors share their strategies in the face of tail biting outbreaks as well as on-going preventative measures.