Catalog Home Page

Nutritional management of the pig in preparation for weaning

King, R.H. and Pluske, J.R. (2003) Nutritional management of the pig in preparation for weaning. In: Pluske, J.R., le Dividich, J. and Verstegen, M.W.A., (eds.) Weaning the pig: Concepts and consequences. Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, The Netherlands, pp. 37-52.

Google Books Preview:
*Open access. Some pages may not be available


The purpose of this chapter is to discuss some of the management options available before weaning to ensure that the liveweight of the pig, and perhaps the efficiency of the gastrointestinal tract, is maximised at weaning so that the stressors imposed around weaning will have less impact upon overall efficiency in the production system.

Publication Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Publisher: Wageningen Academic Publishers
Copyright: © Wageningen Academic Publishers, 2003
Item Control Page Item Control Page