Virtual Pig Week - Virtual Tour of the Teagasc Moorepark Pig Research Facility20 October 2020 20 October 2020
On day one, Tuesday 20th October, join Tomás Ryan, farm manager at Moorepark pig research facility, as he takes us on a tour of the unit. Tomás will walk us through the 200 sow unit, from the breeding building to the finisher building stopping along the way to speak about some of the farm practices at Moorepark and highlight facilities found in the unit which aid both production and research.
The live panel for this event will be hosted by Emer McCrum, Teagasc Pig Development Department Specialist Advisor.
What's happening for the rest of the week?
- Wednesday - Key husbandry practices in pig production
- Thursday - Biosecurity & Energy use; Farm visit to Eugene & Ciaran Sheehan's progressive pig farm in Co. Cork
- Friday - The role of feed ingredients in disease transmission; webinar with Dr. Scott Dee, Director of Research for Pipestone Applied Research, Minnesota USA