Process Management

Background last update:24 Feb 2011

Mycotoxicosis in gilts: subtle but dramatic

The raising of gilts is an essential part of pig production. However, mycotoxins can be a real spoilsport as the occurrence in gilt rations has adverse effects on reproduction parameters and the immune system. A single false heat or missed service will have quite dramatic effects on the production pyramid. Fergus Neher explains what measures can be taken to ensure that this variable is eliminated.

Feed Mix, Vol 13, Nr 5, 2005

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