Focusing on Reproductive Success – Episode 45

22-minute listen

The Squeal 0045 – Reproductive Success, Part 1: Best Practices And Areas Of Focus The Squeal

Part I of III: Benchmarking can help identify trends and potential challenges. But what metrics should you track?

During this podcast, Jose Santiago, Tosh Farms sow production manager; Carine Vier, PIC nutrition specialist, and Sergio Canavate, PIC technical service manager, note that focusing attention on key data points like farrowing rate and sow mortality is important. They also advise producers of the factors that contribute to keeping key indicators top-of-mind. Furthermore, they suggest that every operation invest time to identify a problem, break it down with the tools available and see where key indicator dips occur.