Virtual Pig Week - Key Husbandry Practices in Pig Production21 October 2020 21 October 2020
On day two of Virtual Pig Week, the focus will be on key husbandry practices in pig production. Teagasc Pig Development Department researchers and farm staff will share some of their key husbandry practices and tips. Focusing on the areas of weaning, farrowing and feeding, they will discuss topics including weaning pigs in intact litters, inducing sows to farrow, wet feeding and particle size in pig feed.
The live panel for this event will be hosted by Louise Clarke, Teagasc Pig Development Department Specialist Advisor
What's happening for the rest of the week?
- Tuesday - Virtual tour of Moorepark pig research facility
- 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