The genetic make-up of a sow is such that one animal can farrow more than 30 piglets a year. This requires good management and optimal feeding, whereby the animal’s immune system and fertility get constant support and care. In recent years, feeds contain less and less copper, zinc and phosphor (regulated by law from an environmental point of view), while these elements are essential to support a ‘high production sow”. There are a number of critical moments in a sow life cycle:
In practice, there are a number of other procedures utilizing ANTI-OXIDANTS :
All these situations require extra vitamins, minerals and trace elements. In case of any deficiency, a sow will use its available reserves to cover the shortfall, which is negative for its general health. This can lead to:
All your highly productive animals deserve the right type of care provisions and high quality supplements! That’s the guarantee Orcovet gives you!
The Orcovet team will be delighted to provide you with customized advice.