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Latest News - Pig Performance Figures From J C Lister Farms Ltd, Yorkshire
  Transition
Feeder

Dry
Feeding

     
Number of Pigs in 192 192
     
Number of Pigs out 192 173
     
Morbidity Nil 10%
     
Average weight in (kgs) 7.5 7.5
     
Average weight out (kgs) 25.07 22.77
     
No. of Days 35 35
     
Average Daily Live Weight Gain 502 grams 437 grams

Comments

Pigs which had Prestart Meals through the Transition Feeder for 14 days had a 10% improvement in growth rate (2.3 kgs extra weight per pig) compared with normal dry feeding.

10% of pigs were taken out of the Dry Feeding group, as they were not performing, whilst none were taken out of the Transition Feeder group.