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Author: Shannon White

Loading Facilities for Market Hogs: Saskatchewan’s Top 10

Loading facilities can result in longer loading times, increased incidence of rough handling and prod use if poorly designed. Stress associated with this can affect meat quality, carcass and also increase the amount of downer pigs and losses. Ten Saskatchewan barns were observed to see...

Weaning at 28 Days. Is Creep Feeding Beneficial?

Creep feeding in the farrowing room is often practiced to ensure the transition to solid feed at weaning goes smoothly. This is important as weight loss and increased disease risk are often noted post-weaning due to the stressful transition. Even a limited amount of creep...