Management of the hyperprolific sow - piglets - hyperprolific pig farm

Management of the hyperprolific sow

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Technical work mainly focused on the management of pig farms working with hyperprolific genetics, which almost completely monopolize the market in this species in both productive and reproductive terms. The author, a renowned experienced specialist in swine genetics, provides key information to facilitate the management of these lines by veterinary professionals.

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Technical work mainly focused on the management of pig farms working with hyperprolific genetics, which almost completely monopolize the market in this species in both productive and reproductive terms. The author, a renowned experienced specialist in swine genetics, provides key information to facilitate the management of these lines by veterinary professionals.

Author:

LUIS SANJOAQUÍN ROMERO

Graduated in Veterinary Science from the University of Zaragoza (Spain). Founder of the company SIGMAVET SLP, which offers advice to companies working in the swine industry.

Key Features:

➜ Practical approach to pig production.

➜ Written by a renowned expert in the field of hyperprofilic genetics.

➜ Key information to manage the hyperprofilic lines in pig farms.

Table of Contents:

1. Choosing a genetic line

2. Rearing

Feeding

Conditions during the breeding phase

Observation phase

Adaptation phase

3. Stimulation and detection of oestrus

Teaser boar

Signs of proestrus

Oestrus

4. Artificial insemination (AI)

Insemination regimen

Al techniques

Cervical AI

Postcervical AI

Feeding during the weaning-service interval

5. Gestation

Feeding management

Days 0–30 of gestation

Days 30–90 of gestation

Days 90–110 of gestation

Day 110 of gestation – farrowing

Measuring backfat

Facilities

Assessment of BC

Days 0–28 of gestation

Days 28–110 of gestation

Gestation failures

6. Maternity

Entry of sows into the farrowing unit

Scheduling of farrowing

Signs of farrowing

Farrowing

Stages of farrowing

Assistance at farrowing

Colostrum feeding

Cross-fostering

Special recommendations for small piglets

Nurse sows

Weekly batch farrowing

Two-weekly batch farrowing

Three-weekly batch farrowing

Four-weekly batch farrowing

Nurse sows for growth-retarded piglets

Lactation

Factors implicated in milk production

Feeding management

Peripartum

Recommendations for proper lactation

Sow feeding program

Feeding piglets

Facilities

Postpartum pathologies of the sow

7. Weaning

8. Water quality

9. Tables

Mycotoxins

Temperature

Light

Noise level

Air quality

Body temperature and respiratory rate

Animal density

10. Data analysis and objectives

11. References

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Author
Luis Sanjoaquín
Trim size
17 x 24 cm
Pub date
2017
Product type
Hardcover
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Management of the hyperprolific sow

Technical work mainly focused on the management of pig farms working with hyperprolific genetics, which almost completely monopolize the market in this species in both productive and reproductive terms. The author, a renowned experienced specialist in swine genetics, provides key information to facilitate the management of these lines by veterinary professionals.

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