Consideraciones sobre el destete en lechones
Rodríguez Cobos, Diana Paola | 2016
Currently for pig production, the importance of improving weaning weight and triggering stress and other zootechnical parameters, leads us to implement and study different stages of weaning age. For this reason it is necessary to identify the quality and quantity of animals weaned per female per year knowing and maintaining an optimal level post weaning weight gain and animal welfare.
To verify the optimal moments of comfort and quality piglet wean provide a brief literary collection in order to provide tools criterion the pig producer. In the intensification of further production and be efficient in weight gain of animals, it leads to assimilate not only the importance of time weaning but also other aspects such as nutrition, management and facilities combined animal welfare and reducing where stress is positively related to the recommendations of Farm Animal Welfare Council (FAWC), which give enhancement options and possibilities to be competitive in exporting pork to Europe in compliance with their regulations.
In nutrition piglet we found the use of additives and functional foods that give an advantage in decreasing use of antibiotics as growth promoters, besides the intake capacity and their use in the process of thermoregulation and needs weaning stage and after weaning. As for feeding systems of the manner of use and intermittent feeding artificial feeding is identified.