Source: Pork Checkoff Board
Although not a common objective, several producers are slowing down pig growth to manage the impacts of COVID-19 on their farms.
To reduce pig growth, consider these tips:
*Transition to low-energy, high-fiber diets
*Limit feed intake
*Feed high levels of calcium chloride
*Feed corn-only diets
*Control barn temperatures
*Control stocking density
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For more insight, view this webinar from the Iowa Pork Industry Center click here.