It is common to lose 10 to 15% of the newborn pigs during pasture farrowing season. Common losses during growing and finishing range from 2% to 4%. Our on-farm demonstration utilized an abandoned swine building to compost the year;s losses.
How to Cite:
Kohl, K., (2001) “Composting Swine Mortalities at Allee Farm: Lessons Learned”, Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports 2000(1).