Tag Archive: pre-wean mortality
Feb 02, 2022Susan SpiegelComments Off on Krantz: Prioritize people to improve pre-wean mortalityToday’s sow farms are highly efficient production systems, yet pre-weaning mortality can remain a challenge.
Feb 20, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Ellis: No magic bullet to reduce pre-wean mortalityPre-wean mortality has increased over the last 15 years, and it’s a major concern for US pork producers and veterinarians.
Feb 03, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Lowering pre-wean mortality starts at day 1Pre-wean mortality continues to be a challenge to producers across the industry as genetic improvements allow sows to be more prolific and achieve higher total born.
Nov 14, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Researchers tackle survivability issues head-onOne in three pigs born on US farms fail to reach market, according to Jason Ross, PhD, a professor of animal physiology at Iowa State University and director of the Iowa Pork Industry Center.