Vaccination and medication are an integral part of pig production, allowing pig owners to deliver high welfare and high health pigs, whether in large scale production systems or as smaller scale producers.
If you are a pig keeper within a restriction zone and, have poultry on your holding, movements are automatically restricted for all other mammalian species on the holding.
If pigs experience heat stress productivity suffers in all ages.
In recent months we have been noting the changes that are coming in, notably, the increase in requirement for manipulable materials in non-straw based systems; enrichment in farrowing houses and environmental monitoring.
This year's speakers will be both domestic and international as we welcome speakers from Ireland, Spain, Germany and Gloucestershire.
The introduction of "Risk Based Inspections" by Red Tractor for all producer members and what it means.
In this month's Talkshop from the Pig Practice team Anne discusses Post Weaning Diarrhoea, Health Plans and last posting dates for Christmas deliveries.
A reminder of the last posting dates for your orders to reach you before Christmas
Our Pig Practice team continues to grow and we're delighted to introduce Claire Scott BVetMed MRCVS as the latest member of the team.
We're delighted to welcome Anne Warzecha to the Pig Practice team.
What should you avoid feeding to your pigs to keep them from the risk of a notifiable disease such as African swine fever
This year's Pig Fair was our most successful yet with well over 200 people attending across the two days.
Held at London's Lancaster hotel the National Pig Awards recognises excellence in contribution to the pig farming industry.
The team is delighted to have been shortlisted as a finalist at this year's awards.
Recently, Alex Thomsett was invited to talk about pig health issues for smaller scale producers.
What a great day. One of just a 12 DPM holders on the register in the UK.
With acquisition of new state-of-the-art equipment, the Pig Team are developing a service, available to all clients, which will provide facilities for Real Time ultrasound scanning for pregnancy diagnosis and as part of investigations into reproductive failure.