Sow nutrition research has historically been only about 2% of the swine scientific literature, but new commercial facilities are changing this.
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An update on sow amino acid research
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
Three experiments were conducted to investigate the implications of replacing farrowing crates with an alternative housing system from 3 days postpartum until weaning.The behaviour and welfare of sows and piglets in farrowing crates or l
Increase crude protein level in lactating diet may enhance milk quality and improve sow and litter performance in high productive sows.Dietary crude protein increase in lactating diets
Temporary nurse sows: How to increase the number of teats on batches
The article explains how to manage nurse sows in 3-week batch farrowing systems with a practical example.
The SID Lys:ME ratio during lactation depends on a milk yield and the body weight of the sow.Energy and lysine requirements of sows during transition and lactation