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Pig Farmers’ Conference

Event Time 2pm
Venue Cavan Crystal Hotel, Dublin Road, Co. Cavan, H12 P5E6

Outline Agenda

 
Session 1Sow Productivity Forum  
Review of the Irish data on sow productivity Ger McCutcheon (Teagasc PDD)
Selection and management of sows based on data (Supersows) Carlos Piñeiro, invited speaker (PigChamp-Pro-Europa)
Milk production and mammary development in swine  Chantal Farmer, invited speaker (Agriculture and Agri-Food, Sherbrooke, R&D Centre, QC, Canada)
Session 2: Hot Topics  
Update on African swine fever  Ciaran Carroll (Teagasc PDD)/Eithne White (DAFM)
Reducing cost by optimizing feed formulation Peadar Lawlor (Teagasc PDD)
Adjusting your feeding program for finishers  Edgar Garcia Manzanilla (Teagasc PDD)
A new approach from the DAFM to animal health and Welfare Speaker to be confirmed (DAFM)