Tag Archive: pig welfare, piglet health, piglet survival, PROHEALTH, Vivi Aarestrup Moustsen
Aug 13, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Positive interactions with sows reduce piglet crushingEncouraging staff to have more direct involvement with managing and handling sows can have positive impacts on herd welfare and mortality rates, say scientists.
Oct 09, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Monitor growth restrictions to improve long-term piglet successTracking signs of pre-natal growth restriction in piglets could help producers select sows that are likely to have healthier offspring with lower rates of mortality, scientists say.
Mar 16, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on 7 steps to increasing weaned piglet feed intakeAdapting feeding management to piglet biology can get piglets eating within hours of weaning and avoid issues with hunger and dehydration, according to a pig nutritionist.
Jan 30, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Minimise weaning stress to maximise piglet performanceMinimising the amount of stress piglets go through can help limit health issues and growth checks associated with weaning, according to a pig health specialist.