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Sow Feeding Management Technical Articles

Article published the 17 from October from 2016:
Introduction: Dietary potassium diformate (KDF) has been widely applied in pig production for almost 20 years and has been reported in numerous publications and conference contributions, for its use in sows, pi...
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Christian Lückstädt
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Article published the 17 from October from 2016:
Introduction: Potassium diformate, a double-salt of formic acid, has been shown in numerous trials to improve health and performance in piglets, growing-finishing pigs and sows. Thus, potassium diformate (KDF) ...
Author/s :
Christian LückstädtNicolas Greiffenstein
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Article published the 8 from August from 2016:
Sows face great metabolic challenges around farrowing. High energy demands for fetal growth during the last weeks of gestation and high energy output through milk production during lactation often result in a n...
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Tobias Steiner
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Article published the 18 from July from 2016:
Originally published on KSU Swine Day, Volume 1, Issue 7 Introduction The proper vitamin and trace mineral supplementation required to optimize performance, but also minimize unnecessary cost, is an area...
Author/s :
Bob GoodbandDr. Joel DeRoucheyJason WoodworthMike Tokach Steve Dritz
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Article published the 8 from June from 2016:
For many decades the focus for sow farmers has been on increasing the number of total weaned piglets per sow per year. This number has been steadily rising, with more and more farmers now reaching the impressiv...
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Mieke Zoon
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Article published the 13 from August from 2014:
Potassium diformate has been shown in numerous trials to improve health and performance in piglets, growing-finishing pigs and sows. It is furthermore the only zootechnical additive with EU-approval for use thr...
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Christian LückstädtKai-J. Kühlmann
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Article published the 22 from April from 2014:
Commercial production actually moved away from group housing to sow stalls to improve sow welfare and ensure that sows could be given individual treatment. For the past 30 years the Australian&nb...
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Dr Ray King
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Article published the 18 from November from 2013:
Introduction The industry definition of "Gestation Stall Free" was that sows and gilts should be kept in loose housing systems from five days after service until one week before farrowing. Associated with thi...
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Roger Campbell
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Article published the 3 from September from 2013:
Setting the stage Assume for a moment that you had never been to a dance before. If you walked into one, initially you might be overwhelmed by what would seem to be a chaos of motion. There is a constant move...
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Walter Hurley
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Article published the 26 from July from 2013:
Introduction Rectal prolapse can occur in all species of domestic animals, but it is most common in the swine [1]. In pigs, it occurs if support and fixation mechanisms (fascia, muscles, ligaments) are overcom...
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Panagiotis TassisVasileios Papatsiros
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