Extra moves on farm

Buss, Jessica
April 2002
Farmers Weekly;4/19/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 16, p57
Trade Publication
Reports that many pig units in Great Britain, already renowned for their high level of disease control, are taking a further step to tighten biosecurity by breeding replacement gilts on-farm. Risk in bringing estimated 400 gilts a year for a 1000-sow unit; Factor that encouraged reconsideration of breeding strategies.


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