Piglet Survival: New Thinking on an Old Problem

There are a number of causes of mortality in piglets before weaning, and the best way to reduce losses will depend on the main causes on the particular farm. Dr Emma Baxter is a post-doctoral research scientist Scottish Agricultural College (SAC) whose thesis investigated some indicators of piglet survival. Jackie Linden, editor of ThePigSite, summarises Dr Baxter's presentation at the BPEX Knowledge Transfer Event, Change for Success, earlier this year.
calendar icon 22 May 2009
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