Whitepaper: Maintaining Sow Body Condition

Five solutions for keeping your sows in top condition

Too lean or too fat. Research shows that 33% to 50% of sows are not in optimal condition. This has a negative impact not only on the sow’s welfare, lifespan and reproductive performance but also on your wallet. A farm with 1.000 sows can easily face financial losses of as much as $27.000. In this whitepaper, we explain the negative impact of sows that are too lean or too fat, and offer you five solutions and practical tips for maintaining a top condition.

  • What are the disadvantages and costs of sows that are too lean?
  • Why a sow that is too fat costs you double
  • Solution to the problem: how to maintain a top condition
  • Practical tips

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    Holly Hutchinson
    Swine Sales Executive

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