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on November 8, 2017

Secrets of successful piglet feeding after weaning

Feeding piglets after weaning remains a challenge for most producers, whereas buying the best possible feed is merely the first step.

Post-weaning feed intake has always been rather low compared to genetic potential for growth in early-weaned pigs. This costly problem is attributed mainly to early weaning at 3 weeks, as opposed to natural weaning at about 8 weeks of age. Under most commercial conditions, weaned pigs invariably experience some…

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