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Leif Göransson

Leif Göransson is a pig nutritionist in the department of animal nutrition at the Swedish University of Agr. Science and is also a part-time consultant.



Increasing sow productivity with nutrition

Adding dry semi-coated acidifier to a sow’s diet could lead to improved efficiency and heavier piglets at weaning.
Sow productivity has increased substantially during the past few decades and this has put a special focus on management and feeding. Essential parameters to consider are sow health, viability of the newborn piglets and a sow’s milk yield, which is correlated with the feed intake of the lactating sow.
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