Sow Feeding Management Technical Articles


Article published the August 23, 2021:

Meta-analysis of recommended digestible lysine levels for primiparous lactating sows

INTRODUCTION Sow productivity has increased considerably in recent years, mainly owing to an increase in litter size, which has resulted in an increased metabolic demand for nutrients to support fetal growth a...
Author/s :
Amélia Maria Lima GarciaCamilla Mendonça SilvaCharles KieferCheila Roberta LehnenKarina Marcia Ribeiro De Souza Luciano HauschildStephan Alexander
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Article published the July 8, 2021:

Digestible lysine in diets for primiparous lactating sows

Author/s :
Alysson SaraivaJosé David EscobarJuarez DonzeleRita Flávia Miranda de Oliveira
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Article published the July 7, 2021:

Common Problems in Breeding Sows

COMMON PROBLEMS IN BREEDING SOWS The high prolificacy of modern genetic lines provides extraordinary productivity, but at the same time increases the frequency of problems which, if not managed properly, wil...
Author/s :
Arança Castellón
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Article published the March 4, 2021:

Watch now on demand: What the sow is telling us: Tips to improve sow production

WHAT OUR PRESENTERS DISCUSSED:   Dr. Steve Pollmann Benchmarking Sow mortality Seasonal effects on sow productivity Parity effects on farrowing rate & litter size Sow farm impact on wean-to-fi...
Author/s :
Joe Crenshaw
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Article published the March 2, 2021:

Generating an Equation to Predict Post-Farrow Maternal Weight in Multiple Parity Sows

Introduction A successful gestation feeding program is one that yields a large, vigorous litter of pigs and a healthy sow equipped with adequate mammary development and body nutrient stores to produce large qu...
Author/s :
Bob GoodbandDr. Joel DeRoucheyJason WoodworthLori ThomasMike Tokach Steve Dritz
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Article published the December 17, 2020:

Effects of supplementing late-gestation sow diets with zinc on preweaning mortality of pigs under commercial rearing conditions

INTRODUCTION Sows in transition from gestation to lactation are in a period of dramatic physiological change due to high nutrient demands of rapidly growing fetuses in utero, parturition, and lactation. T...
Author/s :
Jerry ShursonJulia HolenLee J. JohnstonPedro Urriola
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Article published the September 11, 2020:

Gilt Training for Electronic Sow Feeding Systems in Gestation

Introduction The U.S. swine industry is facing a significant change in production practices regarding gestation sow housing. Many pork producers across the United States are shifting from housing gestating sow...
Author/s :
Bob GoodbandDr. Joel DeRoucheyJason WoodworthLori ThomasMárcio GonçalvesMike Tokach Steve Dritz
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Article published the August 26, 2020:

Effects of Lysine on Performance of Lactating Primiparous Sows

Introduction Lysine is the first limiting amino acid in corn-soybean meal-based swine diets. In order to maximize efficiency in all stages of production, the requirement of Lys needs to be determined. In lacta...
Author/s :
Bob GoodbandDr. Joel DeRoucheyJason WoodworthKiah GourleyMike Tokach Steve Dritz
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Article published the August 25, 2020:

Dietary Inclusion of Monosodium Glutamate in Gestating and Lactating Sows Modifies the Preference Thresholds and Sensory-Motivated Intake for Umami and Sweet Solutions in Post-Weaned Pigs

1. Introduction In the wild, weaning in pigs is a long and progressive process that occurs between the 9th and 22nd week of age, allowing piglets a gradual transition from milk to solid foods [1]. In addition,...
Author/s :
Carolina Valenzuela Cristian Lazcano HeviaEugeni RouraSergio Guzmán P.
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Article published the August 10, 2020:

Sows-Gilts Stocking Rates and Their Environmental Impact in Rotationally Managed Bermudagrass Paddocks

1. Introduction Meat consumers have shown an increasing interest in purchasing products from more sustainable production systems that are considered more respectful of the environment and of animal welfare [1,...
Author/s :
Silvana Pietrosemoli
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