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Pig Welfare
on May 6, 2015

How to protect liver health in sows

It is important to keep the sow's liver as healthy as possible and to avoid additional stress from toxins.

With the higher demand for energy around farrowing and milk production increases, the liver plays a more important role. This greater need for energy causes an increase in body fat and protein mobilization that can result in metabolic disorders. The liver is often under stress due to problems such as…

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