Get the pigs off to a good start
A smoothly running farrowing unit is vital for achieving strong and uniform pigs ready for the weaning unit.
As a supplement to the sow milk a lot of farmers use a high quality milk replacer in the farrowing unit. On top of this a prestarter with easily digestible ingredients will show its strong effect in getting pigs off to the good start.
The aim is to prepare the most strong and uniform piglets for the weaning unit.
Milk replacers and prestarters
As a supplement to the sow milk using a high quality milk replacer and a prestarter with easily digestible ingredients often make economical sense
How to achieve a smoothly running farrowing unit
Listen to the interview with Julie Holsbo, swine nutritionist in Vilomix, where she passes on some tips on how to achieve the smoothly running farrowing unit.
One of the take aways is to focus on the feed intake during the entire period from 6-30 kg of the pig´s life.
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