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Tips for Post-farrowing success with Elwood Quinn

Long-time farmer Elwood Quinn shares his experiential knowledge to ensure that all born-alive piglets get raised and weaned. He shares tips on breeding and the necessity of knowing farrowing dates. He  relates information on how to keep piglets warm and safe after farrowing.

Elwood also discusses removal of needle teeth and when iron injections may be necessary.

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