Sow Body Condition Tips: Unlocking Genetic Potential – Episode 23

20-minute listen

Part II of II: It takes a team effort to achieve and maintain optimal sow body condition. But doing so pays off in improved sow retention and reproductive performance. It unlocks genetic potential and improves feed efficiency, which lowers feed costs.

During this episode, guests Dr. Mark Knauer, North Carolina State swine extension specialist; Dr. Ning Lu, PIC nutritionist, and Dr. Sergio Canavate, PIC technical services, discuss the need to manage sow body condition, recent research findings showing improved performance for sows in optimal condition and the consistent use of scoring tools.