The morphological differences in the cervical wall and canal between multiparous and nulliparous sows require deep AI devices adapted to the characteristics of the nulliparous.
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Although we know that the amount and the quality of nutrients induce direct effects on health, the interaction of nutrition with epigenetic modifications is normally overlooked.
One of the indices that is generating much interest is the one referred to the number of weaned piglets per sow lifetime (WSL). This index refers to the total number of piglets that a sow has weaned throughout its productive life.
The key lies in gilt management ...
Occasionally, breeders end up using semen with a suboptimal fertilizing ability due to inadequate storage conditions.
Joan Wennberg discusses with different experts how do they think that the ideal mating area design should be.
One of the main tools to encourage the installation of extra lighting in the mating area is the data analysis, and more specifically the weaning-to-service interval.
The compounds responsible of boar taint can be reduced through feeding strategies, genetic selection and good management practices.