Survival instinct lies with mothering ability

Wragg, Simon; Buss, Jessica
October 2002
Farmers Weekly;10/18/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 16, p46
Trade Publication
Reports on the advice of Egbert Knol of the Institute for Pig Genetics on how to reduce the mortality of piglets. Reason for the increase in juvenile mortality; Improvement in finishing strategies to increase the survival instinct of piglets; Estimate on the breeding rate of pigs.


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