Get the pigs off to a good start

09/04/2021

Listen to the interview with Julie Holsbo, swine nutritionist in Vilomix, where she passes on some tips on how to achieve the smoothly running farrowing unit.
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Adjusting the feed during summer

07/04/2021

During the summer period temperatures increase and it has an influence on the well-being and performance of your pigs. Most animals are able to remove excess heat from the body through sweating and increased breathing. Pigs are highly sensible to heat stress because they can only sweat to a limited extent.
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Practical experiences with bringing down piglet mortality

05/03/2021

The pre weaning period is one of the most important and sensitive periods of the piglet´s life. Management and feeding can make a very significant difference in the survival of a large number of healthy and well developed pigs - but also to keep their mothers/the sow in a good body condition. We discussed these themes with Operations Manager Christina Kanstrup from Frihedslund - a Danish farm.
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Piglet mortality is sadly still a hot topic

05/03/2021

Over the last 10 years, three more piglets have been born on average per litter. More and sustained focus in the farrowing house has resulted in mortality rates remaining at the same level as in 2010, despite more piglets per litter. But which piglets are the hardest to keep alive? And how will unit managers motivate the personnel to focus on reducing mortality?
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The importance of strict hygiene in feed silos

23/02/2021

We have seen a surge in different types of toxins in recent years, along with many different levels of toxins in livestock production.
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Get the pigs off to a good start

09 April 2021

Listen to the interview with Julie Holsbo, swine nutritionist in Vilomix, where she passes on some tips on how to achieve the smoothly running

Read more

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Adjusting the feed during summer

07 April 2021

During the summer period temperatures increase and it has an influence on the well-being and performance of your pigs. Most animals are abl

Read more

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Practical experiences with bringing down piglet mortality

05 March 2021

The pre weaning period is one of the most important and sensitive periods of the piglet´s life. Management and feeding can make a very signifi

Read more

Generic placeholder image

Piglet mortality is sadly still a hot topic

05 March 2021

Over the last 10 years, three more piglets have been born on average per litter. More and sustained focus in the farrowing house has resulted in m

Read more

Generic placeholder image

The importance of strict hygiene in feed silos

23 February 2021

We have seen a surge in different types of toxins in recent years, along with many different levels of toxins in livestock production.

Read more

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