Piglet Birth Weight and Litter Uniformity: Effects of Weaning-to-pregnancy Interval and Body Condition Changes in Sows of Different Parities and Crossbred Lines

New research from the Netherlands reveals that uniformity in piglet birth weight is adversely affected by severe sow body condition loss during the previous lactation and improved in sows with a prolonged interval between weaning and pregnancy.
calendar icon 7 August 2013
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