The fiber in the diet improves the colostrum yield of sows and it helps reducing farrowing length. But... how many grams of fiber are recommended to be supplied to the sows during last week prior to farrowing?
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Administer long-acting oxytocin to sows that have started farrowing to milk them more easily.
There are casualties in the farrowing unit due to poor colostrum intake but, how many are there really? Are they just being classified as non-viable piglets?
This article discuss about the protection of the placenta, the colostrum, the immunity conferred by milk and the congenital acquired immunity of the piglet.
Use the probe of an intrauterine AI catheter to provide colostrum.
Nothing has more impact on piglet survival that an adequate intake of colostrum.
PRRSV does not favour infection by H. parasuis by reducing the population of alveolar macrophages, but by reducing their ability to inactivate the bacteria.