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Pig Newsletter - April 2021


Get the latest information and advice from the Teagasc Pig Team. In this issue: Identification of suffering in pigs and deciding whether or not to euthanise; African swine fever; Strategies to manage body weight variation on a farrow to finish Irish pig farm and 'One Health One Welfare' Symposium

View it here: Teagasc Pig Newsletter April 2021 (PDF)

In this issue

  • Identification of suffering in pigs in relation to deciding whether or not to euthanise
  • African swine fever update
  • Strategies to manage body weight variation on a farrow to finish Irish pig farm implementing all-in-all-out management
  • IPHS 2021 Symposium “One Health One Welfare”

If you liked this newsletter you might like to check out the Pig Poster here also published today on Teagasc Daily

The latest episodes in The Pig Edge Podcast focused on Cross-Fostering & the Use of Nurse Sow Strategies. Ciarán Carroll was joined by Keelin O’Driscoll, Research Officer at the Teagasc Moorepark Pig Research Facility to discuss cross-fostering and the use of nurse sow strategies to rear piglets. You can listen to all episodes of The Pig Edge here.