Heat stressed sows have a greater potential to experience seasonal infertility, smaller litter sizes, decreased embryo survival rates and death.
The nutrition of young, developing gilts has a tremendous impact on the lifetime performance of the sow.
Rapsgris, HKScan’s ‘healthier pork’ is produced feeding pigs a rapeseed oil mixture
Dietary protein remains a critical factor that affects growth, overall health, and the immune status of piglets during and after the time of weaning.
Additives can no longer be considered without regarding cost as their impact depends largely on overall health status and general profitability.
Approaches to pig nutrition vary widely throughout the world. Asia and other regions should look at all practices before taking a course of action.
Liquid feeding is a radical solution to antibiotic usage as it improves both the health and performance of weaned pigs.
Alternative simple sugar products can replace lactose in piglet diets, reducing feed cost without sacrificing growth performance and health status.
Selecting the right source of immunoglobulins is a matter of quality and value over cost.
Amino acids can also reduce amount of nitrogen released