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Teagasc Pig Research Facility Farm Update - July 2022

In this video Tomás Ryan, Farm Manager at Teagasc Pig Research Facility updates us on what has been happening on the unit over the past few months. He reviews the six month performance from the unit. Find out more here

Tomás updates us on herd performance, with a 1.5 kg birth weight and 9kg weaning weight at 27 days. He tells us about developments such as the introduction of breeding of replacement gilts on the unit.

Tomás talks about research work that is being carried out on the unit at present throughout the growing phases, including the babyfeed system, different hygiene protocols, wetfeed, long tail, behaviour and different forms of enrichment.

Tomás also tells us about a new 200 finisher place low emissions, high welfare building which is planned for the unit.

Watch the update below for more details 

Find out more from the Teagasc Pig team here