The most valuable assets that any person has is their health and safety. With pig farmers facing into increasingly difficult times – be it financial, personal or professional – the one thing that shouldn’t be neglected is your mental health and well-being.
Orla Kinane, Teagasc Pig Development Unit sums up a recent Teagasc Pig newsletter article about managing stress in this poster.
During challenging times like these, it's more important than ever to eat well, take appropriate exercise, get good sleep, and find time to relax.
You can read this article in the Pig Newsletter - April 2022
The Pig Edge podcast
On the latest episode of The Pig Edge, Ciaran Carrol spoke with George Graham, a farmer who faced up to his own problems in his life and went on to found Awareness Head to Toe, a voluntary group committed to helping farmers with their mental and general health. George gave great insights and advice from when he had to face his difficulties and how he overcame them. For more information visit: www.AwarenessHeadtoToe.com or listen to the podcast below:
The Pig Development Department (PDD) issue an article on a topic of interest to pig producers on Fridays here on Teagasc Daily. Find out more here about the Teagasc Pig Development Department here