Preparing and protecting your gilts for optimum lifetime performance

Successful gilt preparation drives lifetime reproductive performance and longevity in the breeding herd.

CARLOS LOZANO and BETTINA BEHLER-WÖCHTI* discuss a holistic and adaptive approach to optimize the longevity of gilts, including providing optimum mineral and vitamin nutrition, as well as safeguarding against the potential risks of mycotoxins.

Gilts are arguably the most valuable animals on a sw...

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