Podcast: Dr. Mark Knauer: Which sow selection criteria need the most attention?

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Some pig traits can be easily improved with nutrition, but other things are better left to geneticists, and genetics can have quite a large impact on the performance of the sow and her offspring. In this episode, I talk with Dr. Mark Knauer about different sow selection parameters and which parameters the industry is focusing on for the next couple of years.

“When it comes to gestation feeding, there are several pieces to the puzzle that already exist and I think we are going to learn a lot more here in the next couple of years.” – Dr. Mark Knauer