Various strategies are discussed: offering up to 3 different types of feed, budget feeding, density of piglets per feeder space, ...
Autonomous University of Barcelona, UAB. Spain
He was born in 1979 in Barcelona, Spain. In 2012 he earned his MSc in Animal Science from the Faculty of Veterinary Science/Medicine of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB).
He has collaborated in research projects on animal production (fowl and pigs, mainly) as a part of the UAB's Nutrition and Animal Welfare Service (SNiBA).
Since 2014, he is developing his PhD thesis project, focused on the use of mathematical prediction models that may be useful for the decision making in the management of pig farms regarding aspects such as the weight variability during the pig production cycle, among other isues.
Updated CV 16-Feb-2015
Although dispersion in the farrowing quarters is decisive in the final dispersion, we can take steps to correct some of this dispersion in the nursery.
Growth curves as a tool to help manage weight variability among pigs.