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Shiv Vasa, PhD Student Pig Development Dept


In this video Shiv Vasa, PhD Student with the Teagasc Pig Development Department explains his work on improving the survival and growth of piglets from large litters through manipulation of colostrum and milk, and provision of supplemental milk. This is one of a series of 11 videos of PDD students

Shiv is a Pig Development Department Postgraduate Student in Teagasc Moorepark. He is part of the multinational project MonoGutHealth. This project will study microbial colonisation of the gut and gut function in livestock prior to birth and/or in the early neonatal period. Shiv's work on the project is focused on improving survival and growth of piglets from big litters.

Find out more about Shiv's work in the video below

If you liked this video you can learn more about the work of the postgraduate students in the Pig Development Department (PDD). Over the coming weeks Teagasc Daily will feature a total of 11 videos of the PDD students.

Find out more here about the Teagasc Pig Development Department