Caregiver checking on gilts
young pigs
Sow drinking water in her stall
Closeup of young piglets nursing
Piglets nursing on a sow in a pen with a heat lamp
Rearing cross-fostered piglets in uniform litters reduced pig removals for light piglets, but increased pig removals and reduced average daily gain of heavy piglets. There was no effect on medium-sized piglets.
Gilts in a group housing pen