Distiller’s Dried Grains with Solubles, Housing and Breeding Herd Performance

In 'MSU Pork Quarterly', Dale Rozeboom (Extension Specialist at Michigan State University) and Thomas Guthrie (Extension Educator of Jackson, Michigan) review a recent experiment at the University of Minnesota, which found that long-term feeding of distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) to sows is linked to smaller litter size but does not affect sow longevity. Compared to stalls, group-housing decreased both litter size and sow longevity.
calendar icon 9 September 2014
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