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Pig Nutrition / Animal Feed Additives
on December 10, 2018
Swine

Benefits of feeding fatty acids to sows

The addition of fatty acids to sow rations improves colostrum quality, piglet survival and performance

Supporting sow performance is key to ensuring herd productivity. Piglet weaning weights are an indicator of future growth, and improving colostrum quality supports health and performance. Colostrum is the first source of nutrition in neonatal mammals and mediates control of biological functions, including extensive immunological protection through immunoglobulins, as well…

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