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Keep an Eye on Stocking Density

by 5m Editor
1 March 2013, at 8:41am

UK - Pig finishers should keep an eye on stocking densities, particularly as pigs reach heavier weights, warns Paul Thompson, veterinary consultant to pig-breeding company ACMC.

Growth rates can start to be affected even within legal stocking limits. Although this is basic good husbandry, it is common to find this is not being properly controlled on the farm, he points out.