Large Group Housing for Finishing Pigs

By Harold W. Gonyou and Lee Whittington and published by the Prairie Swine Center - Conventional management of grow/finish pigs until recently has been to keep one or two litters in each pen in order to minimize aggression. In recent years we have moved to sorting pigs by sex (for split sex feeding) or weight (in an unsuccessful attempt to reduce variation at marketing).
calendar icon 20 February 2006
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