piglet survival

Improving sow and piglet welfare from prepartum to weaning

Discusses housing conditions that can be used to improve welfare of both sows and piglets.

Author: 
Todd, Amanda
Published: 
2018
Essay Description: 
Discusses housing conditions that can be used to improve welfare of both sows and piglets
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Farrowing Systems for Sows: Are Farrowing Crates really the Best Way?

Author: 
Fernando, Nichelle
Published: 
2015
Essay Description: 
Some studies suggest that free-housing systems may allow sows to achieve higher rates of piglet survival.
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