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Weaned piglets: Conquering the rut. 4. The importance of producing high-quality weaned piglets



Weaned piglets: Conquering the rut. 4. The importance of producing high-quality weaned piglets



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An account is given of the importance of adequate feeding of sows during gestation and lactation, colostrum and milk quality, iron, selenium, mineral and vitamin supplements and supplementary feeding for small piglets for the birth weight and growth rate of piglets. Other important factors affecting post-weaning piglet performance are good management and hygiene and appetite-promoting feeds.

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