The PIC Gilt and Sow Management Manual includes detailed sow management guidelines and gives an overview of sow farm management. It contains useful information for site managers and sow farm staff about sow and gilt management, sow breeding and gestation, group housing, sow farrowing management, batch farrowing and more.
This manual also offers benchmarks to compare your operation to sow farm industry averages.
Optimize your sow farm potential
Sow farms are complex operations. Achieve sow farm potential with research-based gilt and sow guidelines, including:
- Gilt and sow feeding
- Best practices in artificial insemination and post-cervical artificial insemination
- Gestation management and parity structure
- Pig welfare
These best management practices are applicable to staff at commercial sow farms, swine genetics multipliers and production nucleus farms. This manual also offers benchmarks to compare your operation to sow farm industry averages.
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