Grober PigletGro milk replacer is designed as a complete milk replacement for efficient early growth in piglets.

Producer Objectives

  • Complete milk replacement for optimal early growth in piglets
  • Supplementing sows milk
  • Artificially rearing newborn piglets

Features & Benefits

  • Designed for use in automatic feeding systems

Mixing Directions

  1. Weigh 150g/L of powder
  2. Mix with 0.5 litre of hot water (60°C) for 3 minutes
  3. Add 0.45 litre cool water and mix again for 1 minute (total 1 litre)
  4. Feed the milk solution at a temperature of 38-40°C (body temperature) (thermometer and scale provides best precision)

Feeding Schedule

Feeding Schedule for Supplementing Litters
*amount listed is per piglet*
Age of Piglet Amount per Feeding Number of Feedings/Day Total Amount Fed/Day
Day 1-2 Sow colostrum and transition milk
Day 3-7  50-75mL 2 100-150mL (15-22g powder)
Day 8-wean  125-175mL 2 250-350mL (37-53g powder)
For best results, milk replacer should be offered after weaning from the sow, in combination with creep feed. On average this feeding program requires approximately 1kg of powder per piglet.

 

Feeding Schedule for Artificially Rearing Piglets
*amount listed is per piglet*
Age of Piglet Amount per Feeding Number of Feedings/Day Total Amount Fed/Day
Day 1 (colostrum) 100mL 5 500mL (75g of powder)
Day 2-7 100mL 5 500mL (75g powder)
Week 2 150mL 4 600mL (90g powder)
Week 3 200mL 4 800mL (120g powder)
Week 4 150mL 2 300mL (45g powder)
For best results, milk replacer should be offered after weaning from the sow, in combination with creep feed. This feeding program requires approximately 4kg of powder per piglet.