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Why batch farrowing could be an option for your farm

The majority of farms out there are operating on a weekly farrowing system but there is another option potentially worth considering: batch farrowing.

It’s thought to have many labour saving and time management benefits for some farms and we are seeing it increasingly used.

So on this episode of the Pig Edge podcast, Amy Quinn is joined by Tomás Ryan, the farm manager of the Teagasc Pig research facility which is a 3 week batch farrowing farm, to talk through the pros, cons and logistics to help you see if this system could be the right fit for your farm.

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