farrow-to-wean

farrow-to-wean

a pig raising system in which piglets are born and reared up to weaning in the one unit, then moved to the care of specialist growers and fatteners.
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The farrow-to-wean farm is home to 12 independent barns that house 1,100 sows.
Other environmental stewardship efforts are under way at the state-of-the-art, farrow-to-wean operation.
Other services include farrow-to-wean and nursery operations.