David Ower© Jim Varney
I am writing this column on a Sunday evening at the end of a farrowing week. The numbers stand at 96 sows farrowed, 13.88 born alive a sow, mortality at day four is 5.5% which we feel is very good. We should wean 13 pigs a sow, at day 26. These extra two piglets a litter over the national average or 4.8 extra pigs a sow a year are the really profitable ones. The only real cost these extra pigs […]