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.
Jan 08, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Enriching sow environment and diet improves sow welfare, early piglet survivalNew research confirms that environmental stress during gestation can influence piglet health and mortality after birth.
Aug 14, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Employee training improves piglet-survival ratesAn employee-training program focused on online training followed by tracked, in-barn verification experiences helped a start-up farm achieve top piglet-survival rates, according to a study.
Jun 24, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Two tactics to reduce stillborns and improve piglet survivalTwo midwestern sow operations recently discussed how each achieves high piglet-survival rates by using different techniques to attend farrowing.