Teagasc Pig Development Department Skills Series - Handling the Sow
In this instalment of the Teagasc Pig Development Department Skills Series the focus is on handling the sow when she needs assistance while farrowing.
Pig Series Factsheet - Handling The Sow (PDF)
We run through what you will need and how to carry out the task. It is important to be attentive to sows while they farrow and to know when intervention is needed to ensure a safer and more productive farrowing.