Discussion created on August 27, 2010
What factors contribute to low lactation feed intake the first week post farrowing? What can be done to improve this condition?
Participation in Forum on August 26, 2010
Gregg, that is a very comprehensive answer with regard to management of the sow. I found many of the strategies and protocols you mention to be important to successful sow performance and comfort.
Something that appears to effect sow intake post farrowing is the digestive transit. We have studied digestive transit in the sow (mouth to feces) and in the normal gestating sow, she will have a 28-38 ...
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