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Winter Feeding of Organic Sows - WIFI

Project: Research

  • Vestjyllands Andel
  • SEGES Økologi
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Organic pig farming continues to face challenges to its environmental
and economic competitiveness. Low feed efficiency combined with
relience on concentrate feed and non-local protein sources increase
nutrient losses and climatic footprint, put pressure on land resources
and compromise farm economic resilience.

WI-FI addresses these challenges by focusing on sow nutrition to
develop winter feeding strategies. The project provides new scientific
knowledge on 1) Energy and protein requirements of outdoor sows fed
two levels of dietary protein 2) Intake and utilisations of two roughage
types and how these interact with sow body condition, reproduction and
litter performance.
Effective start/end date01/01/202031/12/2023

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