INRA Studies Sow's Transition to Lactation Diet

FRANCE - Sows fed a high-fibre diet during early and mid-pregnancy chose the lactation diet ahead of those fed a normal gestation ration. Backfat measurement was not affected by treatment but the sows on the high-fibre treatment lost more weight during lactation although daily net energy intake was balanced during pregnancy.
calendar icon 30 July 2010
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