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Pig Water Intake Plays Key Role in Health, Performance

by 5m Editor
5 June 2012, at 11:13am

BELGIUM - Pig water intake is still a much underestimated parameter when it comes to its influence on piglet production and health, according to CID Lines.

Increasing the quality of drinking water should be a standard operation on a farm to improve livestock health and performance.

One thing pig farmers allover the world have in common is the determination to build a profitable business out of their pig production, but to achieve that goal the performance level of the pigs at every stage (sows, piglets, growers and finishers) is crucial.

A combination of different parameters determines the correct level ot perlormance (housing, feed, management and biosecurity), but the number one priority is health.