Tailoring sow diet may lead to healthier piglets

Tailoring sow diet may lead to healthier piglets

Economic cost/benefit analysis needed to determine if industry should move to phase feeding pregnant sows.

FULFILLING a sow's increased nutritional needs in the last trimester of pregnancy may lead to greater productivity for both the mother and her piglets, according to assistant professor Crystal Levesque of the South Dakota State University (SDSU) department of animal science.

During her doctoral research at the University of A

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