Foetal Programming – Can it Impact Pork Production?

The type of housing a female is penned in during gestation may cause foetal programming, according to Ronald O. Bates, state swine specialist at Michigan State University, writing in MSU Quarterly Pork Quarterly. In other words, pregnancy housing type can affect the performance of the sow's subsequent litter.
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