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Linking sow diets to piglet nutrition

06/03/2021

A relatively new approach in piglet nutrition is to see what role sow diets can play in getting the young ones to eat faster. Sensory imprinting plays this role: If sow and weaner diets are linked by the same flavour, young piglets learn to start eating like a pig sooner.

 

By Dr Pietro Celi and Dr Luiz Souza, Adisseo Singapore

A relatively new approach in piglet nutrition is to see what role sow diets can play in getting the young ones to eat faster. Sensory imprinting plays this role: If sow and weaner diets are linked by the same flavour, young piglets learn to start eating like a pig sooner.

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