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Improving overall sow longevity

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Experts discuss critical factors for improving operations to extend sow longevity.

The latest episode of the PigX podcast, a national podcast hosted by the Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University, discusses sow longevity with Dr. Mark Wilson of Zinpro Corporation and Wayne Cast of PIC. Particularly, the podcast discusses the role structural soundness plays in sow longetivity as well as the importance of minimizing condition loss during lactation. 

The PigX podcast series launched in June 2020 and has covered a variety of swine industry topics, including PRRS, body condition scores, weaning and mortality. Past episodes can be found here.


Sources: PigX podcast, Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University, who are solely responsible for the information provided, and wholly own the information. Informa Business Media and all its subsidiaries are not responsible for any of the content contained in this information asset.

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