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<br /> APRIL 2020<br /> NationalHogFarmer.com<br /> BLUEPRINT ISSUE<br /> Piglet growth,<br /> health and<br /> survival<br /> 6 Piglet quality traits<br /> 16 PLF and piglet welfare<br /> 20 Find the right cooling pad<br /> Get More.<br /> Answers<br /> You can rely on us for answers to your toughest questions. The Hog Slat team of<br /> employees is knowledgeable about every aspect of poultry and hog production. For 50<br /> years, we've built our business on this knowledge and on our continuing commitment<br /> to provide our customers with the best production equipment for their farms.<br /> www.hogslat.com | 800-949-4647<br /> ©2020 Hog Slat, Inc. All rights reserved.<br /> Contents<br /> features<br /> 6<br /> Genetics of piglet throughput<br /> Research has shown phenotypic correlations<br /> between piglet birth weight and weaning weight<br /> with postweaning mortality. 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