Using CLA in gilt diets to improve piglet survival
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Production and Welfare
01 September 2020
Development of a protocol for the use of feding conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) in lactating gilts
Feeding conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) to sows in late gestation and/or lactation has been shown to alter the fatty acid profiles of colostrum and milk and improve piglet growth performance.
This project aimed to determine the best level of CLA inclusion in a top dress for first parity sow diets.
Value for producers: