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Putting the edge on gilt performance

At a Feed Evaluation Unit in the UK, detailed gilt trials have looked into the effects of age at first boar introduction, dietary lysine/DE ratio in the rearer phase and ad lib versus restricted feeding regimes. The results have identified a regime which can result in an extra five piglets over the sow's productive lifetime.

This artice can also be found at Pig Progress, volume 17, no. 5

Pig Progress, volume 23, no.6 2007

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