Big litter of piglets nursing in a farrowing stall
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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
pen of boars
Sow with piglets in a farrowing stall
Overhead shot of gilts and sows in a group housing pen
Sow with piglets in a farrowing stall
Sow in their stalls in the farrowing room