After an important drop in 2010, piglet mortality rose again until reaching 13.6% in 2016.Piglet mortality in The Netherlands: goals not reached
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Creep feed intake may improve post-weaning adaptation to solid feed while higher intake of starter diet improves pig performance until slaughter.Effect of creep feed intake in weanling piglets
Obtaining colostrum from sows injected with oxytocin
Administer long-acting oxytocin to sows that have started farrowing to milk them more easily.
Low-protein organic diets can achieve performance standards in lactating sows with small litters but not in large litter.Assessing the performance of lactating sows fed with two different org
Dietary spray-dried porcine plasma supplementation during lactation may improve litter performance in multiparous sows.Spray-dried porcine plasma in lactation diets
An update on sow amino acid research
Sow nutrition research has historically been only about 2% of the swine scientific literature, but new commercial facilities are changing this.
Increasing SID lysine levels in lactation diets may reduce tissue mobilisation of the sow while litter weight gain during lactation is improved.Increase of dietary lysine levels in lactation diets on sow and litter
In the double nursing strategy every week one or more sows nurse two litters simultaneously from birth to weaning.The effect of double nursing, an alternative nursing strategy for the