With pre-starter "75", a practical dry ration, it's possible to wean pigs at 7 days of age or at minimum of 5 pounds. This formula, developed by research at Iowa State College and farm tested, is readyfor your 1954 spring pids. Our tests indicate they'll weigh as much or more at 5 weeks of age and about 10 pounds heavier at 8 weeks than sow-raised pigs creep-fed the best pig starter.
Speer, Vaughn; Ashton, Gordon; Diaz, Francis; and Catron, Damon
"New I.S.C. Pre-Starter "75","
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 8
, Article 2.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol8/iss10/2