It looks Danish, but it is in China: gestating sows in group housing with straw racks at their disposal.<br />[Photo: Vincent ter Beek]

Breeding Danish gilts in China

Several years ago, Danish pig breeding company DanAvl decided it was time to make the jump to China and invested...

Super sows deserve the best

Super sows deserve the best

Think of your hyper-prolific sows as top performing athletes – and treat them as such, Vivi Aarestrup Moustsen...

Vivi Aarestrup Moustsen

A 2-step nurse sow strategy

The use of 2-step nurse sows can help to overcome problems related to very large litters. Hyperprolific sows –...

Gestating sows in a free access stall environment in the Netherlands 
(not related to this trial). [Photo: Henk Riswick]

When to mix sows in groups?

As farmers in many parts of the world adapt to meeting requirements for housing gestating sows in groups,...