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Sports drink technology to help sows in farrowing

The two factors having a major effect on annual sow productivity (ASP) is the number of piglets born alive and performance up to weaning. Recent technical developments that help improve piglet survival and productivity in these early stages are making inroads into improving the all-important ASP.

Keywords: SCA NuTec, annual sow productivity, sports drink, farrowing, stimulation paste

Source: Pig Progress magazine. Issue 23.3
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Pig Progress, volume 23, no.6 2007

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