This is, to the authors’ knowledge, the first published study to determine the bacterial flora in skin and colostral milk samples of a limited number of sows with clinically healthy mammary glands.Bacterial flora on the mammary gland skin of sows and in their colostr
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Feeding sows during labor: practical advice
It isn’t easy to compile a bibliography referring to this subject matter in specific cases; one has to search for it among the footnotes of other, more general works. The aim of this article is to sum up aspects of feeding that can be important at the time of farrowing.
Boehringer Ingelheim’s market leading Animal Health medication Metacam® (active ingredient: Meloxicam) obtained EU wide marketing authorization as an oral suspension in a concentration of 15 mg/ml for use in pigs.Metacam® for pigs now also available as oral suspension
A simple change to the watering regime in the farrowing houses is enabling a Suffolk farmer to rear an extra 1–1.5 piglets a litter and reduce his vet bills.Water boosts weaning weights
High levels of dietary crude protein before parturition may have a negative impact on productive and reproductive parametersImpact of crude protein intake in last 14 days of pregnancy on puerper