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Nutrient intake of sows during lactation

The growth of piglets up until weaning depends to a large extent on maximising sow lactation performance. Milk production is strongly related to dietary nutrient intakes, while the incidence of MMA is also an important factor to consider.

 

 

This article can also be found at Pig Progress Volume 21 number 1. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

 

Keywords: Mastitis- Metritis- Agalactia syndrome (MMA), sow's diet, Phytobiotics, fructo-oligosaccharides

 

 

Pig Progress, volume 21, no.1 2005

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