Multi-site isowean pig production systems originated in 1988 to reduce the impact of disease and to minimise risk for breeding stock production. Subsequently, commercial slaughter-pig producers became aware that pigs reared in this manner are more efficient in gaining weight and have more lean protein in the carcasses. However, owners and managers
are urged to consider the policy decisions carefully before creating a
This article can also be found at Pig Progress, volume 17, no. 1
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