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Pigs Newsletter May 2018

Latest news and development from our Pig Development Department

06 June 2018
Type
Newsletter
13 Pages
624KB
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Pigs Newsletter April 2018

In this issue: • Full-time Certificate in Pig Production • Getting a better grade! • Wood or hanging rubber toy, how do they compare? • How hot is my hog?

30 April 2018
Type
Newsletter
8 Pages
622KB
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Pigs Newsletter February 2018

In this issue: • Waiting for the Post • Teagasc e-Profit Monitor • Extending ‘‘One Health” to “One Welfare”

05 March 2018
Type
Newsletter
7 Pages
620KB
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Pigs Newsletter January 2018

In this issue: • New Nitrate Regulations • PDD Research Update & Outlook 2018 • Netting Precision with the Net Energy System

06 February 2018
Type
Newsletter
7 Pages
595KB
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Pigs Newsletter December 2017

In this issue: • Wasting Feed? Wasting Money! • Rearing Pigs with Intact tails • Review of 2017 & Outlook for 2018 • Liquid Feeding Overview

31 December 2017
Type
Newsletter
14 Pages
899KB
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Pigs Newsletter November 2017

In this issue: • Draft new “Nitrate” regulations • How much antibiotics are Irish pig farmers using? • What floor space per pig do I need?

30 November 2017
Type
Newsletter
8 Pages
816KB
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Pigs Newsletter October 2017

In this issue: • The importance of stockmanship on pig welfare & performance • The benefits of supplementary milk for piglets • What is the outcome for very small piglets? • Re-thinking pig farm design • PDD Publications update 2017

31 October 2017
Type
Newsletter
11 Pages
798KB
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Pigs Newsletter September 2017

In this issue: • What to expect from the Teagasc Pig Farmers’ Conference 2017 • Batch farrowing • Interesting findings from WAFL 2017 • Enrichment diversity for piglets

30 September 2017
Type
Newsletter
9 Pages
728KB
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Pigs Newsletter August 2017

In this issue: • Interpig 2016 • Efficient, high welfare & excellent quality pigmeat from entire male pigs • GroupHouseNet: Preventing damaging behaviour in group housed pigs & chickens • Advances in Knowledge Transfer

31 August 2017
Type
Newsletter
11 Pages
585KB
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Pigs Newsletter July 2017

In this issue: • Mid-year outlook 2017 • Pig herd performance further improves in 2016 • Teagasc/UCD Business Strategy course • Safety in the work place • Farrowing crate flooring type and piglet mortality

31 July 2017
Type
Newsletter
10 Pages
842KB