Putting the edge on gilt performance

01-05-2001 | | |

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

Progress Volume 23 No-6 2007
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