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Teagasc Pig Research Farm Update - 1st December 2021


In the November update of the Pig Research Facility, Tomás Ryan, Farm Manager summarises virtual pig week, current research, general farm performance and developments. He looks back over November and discusses the four treatments in the Baby Feed System trial

In this month's Teagasc Pig Research Facility farm update video, Tomás Ryan, Farm Manager covers virtual pig week, current research, general farm performance and developments.

In summary Rep 3 of the Baby Feed System has just been weaned. Farrowings are typically at 25- 28 sows, average birth weight in piglets is 1.4kgs. In the last weaning weight was at 8.7kg for 13.4 piglets and the range is typically 8 - 8.7kgs weaning weight.

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