Manage the mother for piglet performance

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Supporting the nutritional needs of hyperprolific sows improves piglet performance.

MATT BEKKER and ERMIN MAGTAGNOB* focus on management strategies, including trace mineral nutrition, to tackle the challenges of breeding from hyperprolific sows that produce large litters.

Traditionally, a high performing swine farm would target production of 70kg of weaned piglet weight per sow...

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