Schweine Cockpit, 08.11.2019

(AMI) - Although biological performance stagnated in the German sow production in the 2016/2017 marketing year, an increase in the number of weaned piglets per sow and year could be achieved again. Accordingly, in the 2018/2019 marketing year, the number increased noticeably for the second time in a row. The entire level approaches the mark of 30 weaned piglets per sow. Compared to the...

Expert Opinion: 

Although the economic situation in sow management can currently be described as positive, the structural change is still in full swing. Year after year, many farms stop piglet production. Not least, this development also ensured that the battle numbers are currently significantly lower than in...