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4) Do not zero-wean sows you plan to keep; allow at least 3 d of suckling before weaning to suppress GnRH & LH secretion and the development of follicular cysts.
3) Avoid weaning primiparous sows as early as multiparous sows.
2) Maximize lactation feed intake (> 12.3 lb/d?).
1) Avoid weaning at lactation lengths that significantly reduce sow reproductive performance unless necessary (i.e., herd health status).