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The effects of weight loss during lactation on reproductive performance in primiparous and multiparous sows. 2. Milk yield and composition, pig mortality and growth rate

Lythgoe, E.S.; Aherne, F.X.

Agriculture and Forestry Bulletin (Special issue): 117-118


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Low feed levels for sows during lactation depressed milk production, and the more severe the feed restriction the greater the reduction in milk yield. However, feed restriction did not influence milk composition during the first lactation on test. Litter gain was influenced by feeding level. High-fed sows had faster-growing pigs than restricted-fed sows.

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