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Advantages and Disadvantages of Farrowing Crates For Pigs

A key driver for profitability on a piggery farm is the ability to produce, wean and fatten a great number of piglets annually. This goal is however limited or threatened on most pig farms in Nigeria as a result of production challenges arising from piglet mortality.

Piglet mortality occurs due to a number of different factors that centre around the absence of a farrowing crate in the production unit. Read more…


Improving piglet survival rates and reducing mortality using effective management practices

My last training session was heavily focused on helping a client reverse the negative trend of piglet mortality on his farm. This is a common drawback encountered by pig farmers in Nigeria. Read more…

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