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Small sow groups need choice

There are numerous systems available to house gestating sows in groups. If it is decided to have small pens with only five to eight sows, a trial at Harper Adamsa University College found that it is beneficial to provide the sows with a choice of lying space.

This article can also be founf at Pig Progress, volume 18, no. 10

Pig Progress, volume 23, no.6 2007

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